6 months Sharapova, Venus get wildcards for WTA Cincinnati event Manilatimes |Sports
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Former world number ones Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams were given wildcard entries into next month’s WTA Cincinnati tournament, a key tuneup event for the US Open. Each will compete in the main draw for the August 12-18 hardcourt event. Sharapova is one of only six women to have completed a career Grand Slam. The 32-year-old Russian owns 36 WTA titles, including five Grand Slam crowns, and is ranked 81st in the world. Her most recent Grand Slam title came at the 2014 French Open.
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