Maria Sharapova, of Russia, returns the ball to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, of Croatia, during the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
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Russian Maria Sharapova will probably have to win 10 matches in order to claim a second Wimbledon title this year after deciding Friday not to request a wild card for the championships.Sharapova could have secured a place in the Wimbledon main draw by right had she reached the semifinals at the Italian Open in Rome, but she withdrew injured during a second round match against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.Sharapova will have to break new ground if she is to win Wimbledon this year as no qualifier has won the women's singles title.
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