NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Sharapova withdraws from Hong Kong exhibition
Maria Sharapova, stating that she is not ready to play competitive tennis following a long shoulder injury rehab, has withdrawn from the January 7 exhibition tournament in Hong Kong. The replacement player will be Anna Chakvetadze, and there is also talk that Martina Hingis may play doubles at the event.