In the second grand slam tournament of the year the match that was was eagerly awaited, ended before it started. It was the clash between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova. Before the Battle of two former World No. 1 players in French Open, Serena decided not to play in it. That was a shocking news for fans.
Explaining the reasons for this decision, She said, “There is some problem in my peck muscles, due to which I can not even serve. I’m having a lot of difficulty in playing.”
Sharapova got a place in the quarter-finals after not meeting Serena on the court. Serena Williams withdraw from the tournament leads Maria Sharapova to the next round without playing the pre-quarter final.
This is how Sharapova goes through:
In the third round, 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams competed with 11th-seeded German Julia Görges. During this match, she suffered a pectoral muscle injury. Despite the injury, she had played with his elder sister Venus in a doubles match. After giving birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. last year, Williams was playing for the first time in any Grand Slam tournaments.
Since 2004, the former World No. 1 star Williams has not lost a single match to Sharapova. Serena said she would stay in Paris for a scan so that she could know how long she had to stay away from the Tennis court.
After all this incidents, the fans who were expecting a thrilled match between these two star Tennis players are now disappointed,