The former world number one has also been offered wildcards for WTA Premier events in Madrid and Rome next month, but no decision has yet been made on whether she will play in the second major of the year at Roland Garros. I hope so. People make mistakes, it's the nature of things.
Maria Sharapova says that she does not fear a backlash as she prepares to return from a doping ban.
Five-time grand slam champion Sharapova will make her comeback at the Stuttgart Open next week after serving a 15-month suspension for failing a drugs test at the Australian Open.
Third seed Stan Wawrinka beat Czech Jiri Vesely 6-2 4-6 6-2 while sixth seed Dominic Thiem of Austria lost only four first service points as he beat Robin Haase 6-3 6-2 to set up a meeting with Belgian 10th seed David Goffin.
French Tennis Federation officials told EFE that its president, Bernard Giudicelli, chose May 15 as the deadline to decide whether or not to invite Sharapova, former world No.1 and victor of five grand slams. She can expect a warm welcome from the organisers as she is an ambassador for luxury auto manufacturers Porsche, who are the sponsors.
"He didn't want to know anything about it", she said.
Last week she criticised the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for not doing enough to warn her that Meldonium - a product she had used legally throughout her career to combat health issues - had been added to the World Anti-Doping Agency's list of banned substances in late 2015. When the violation occurred, Sharapova said she missed the memo telling her she had to stop using the drug.
Tennis star Serena Williams hinted yesterday via a Snapchat photo that she is pregnant, reported Sports Illustrated.
In December she announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, first sharing that news on the Reddit social media site.
In early March, the American pulled out of tournaments in Indian Wells and Miami, citing a knee injury.