Triple toernooiwinnares Maria Sharapova returns the offset position for the WTA-tournament in the German Stuttgart (gravel/886.077 dollar), that next week the game is played. The number 28 of the world today/Friday, her 32nd birthday, has been around since the end of January, outside of battle with a shoulder injury.
Sharapova won the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix three times (2012, 2013 and 2014). It is an important voorbereidingstoernooi at Roland Garros, that at the end of may to start in the French capital, Paris.
On the Belgian side is Elise Mertens (WTA 18) – tenth seed in Stuttgart.