Sharapova set to court controversy at Birmingham tennis tournament

Maria Sharapova in action at Wimbledon in 2015
Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is set to court controversy after being handed a wild card entry to next month’s Aegon Classic tennis tournament in Birmingham. The player has recently returned to the competitive tennis circuit after completing a 15-month drugs ban. The Lawn Tennis Association has taken advantage of her pulling power by handing her one of seven main draw singles wild cards for this summer’s British WTA grass court events. The deal will see the former world No. 1 play at the Edgbaston tourname... For the full story register now for free or login below...