Tennis – Forearm worry puts Sharapova in doubt for Fed Cup opener

Tennis - Forearm worry puts Sharapova in doubt for Fed Cup opener– Maria Sharapova said Tuesday she is unlikely to play for Russia in their Fed Cup opening round match against the Netherlands next month, but will be cheering on the team in Moscow. Earlier this month, team captain Anastasia Myskina said the world number five had confirmed she would play, alongside Svetlana Kuznetsova, Ekaterina Makarova and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. But after her quarter-final exit at the Australian Open on Tuesday the 28-year-old suggested that would no longer happen, because she has a niggling forearm injury that needs attention. …

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