Maria Sharapova has dropped four positions in the WTA rankings

Photo: Bernd Weissbrod/dpa/ Global Look Press

The women’s tennis Association (WTA) has published a new rating of the strongest players. The list is still headed by German Angelique Kerber. Second place goes to Romanian Simona Halep, the third — Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic.

Ex-first racket of the world Russian Maria Sharapova, in late April, returned to the court after a 15-month disqualification for the use of Meldonium, has dropped four places down. She went from 175th position in 179.

Sharapova, on 11 June announced that due strain muscles thigh will miss the entire grass season. Russian woman will not be able to play any tournament in Birmingham nor at the Wimbledon Championships. In Birmingham she received a special invitation (wild card) by Association lawn tennis great Britain (LTA), and at Wimbledon I planned to get through the qualification. Their performances Sharapova is going to resume in late July at the tournament in American Stanford .

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