In the tournament, Mona Barthel of Germany was replaced by Sharapova
Indian Wells Open from March 4 to 17, will be played in California
Los Angeles. Russian star tennis player Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the WTA Indian Wells Open. Tournament organizers said on Wednesday that Sharapova had taken a decision to withdraw due to injury on his right shoulder. The Indian Wells Open (BNP Paribas Open Tennis Championship) is starting next month.
Sharapova has won four Grand Slam
The Indian Wells Open will be held in California from 4 March to 17 March. In the tournament Sharapova was replaced by Mona Barthel of Germany.
Sharapova, who has won all four Grand Slam titles, has been struggling with shoulder injury for some time Due to this injury, Maria did not participate in the St. Petersburg tennis tournament.
Sharapova, who was world's number one tennis player, could not make it to the quarter-finals at the Australian Open last month. After this he had said that he would increase the number of his grand slam.