LTA chief Michael Downey said: 'We have received a two-year commitment from one of the most famous athletes in the world, Maria Sharapova, to play the Aegon Classic Birmingham. Sharapova's Wimbledon fate will be decided on June 20, when a committee meets to decide on wild cards for the main draw. I am so grateful and excited to be playing this event again!
Organisers of the event at Roland Garros confirmed that her doping suspension counted against her as he requested a wildcard entry to the tournament she has won on two occasions.
However, in light of the decision of French Tennis Federation (FFT) on Tuesday to snub Sharapova for a French Open wildcard, they would have been under pressure to follow suit.
Players, including No. 1s Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber, have been outspoken about Sharapova receiving free passes into events in the light of her doping ban, as opposed to coming back from an injury.
England have a mixed World Cup record against France and their last meeting was a quarter-final defeat in 2011 in Auckland. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said he was pleased to be in a group that would provide "some challenges".
While delivery is clearly a compelling option to offer, it isn't a simple service for restaurants to add. McDonald's is now catering to those who are too lazy to get up and drive through the drive-thru.
"It's a form of reset for us", said Geoff Healy, the Melbourne-based company's chief external affairs officer. The campaign was developed at various locations, including BHP birthplace, Broken Hill in New South Wales.
SpaceX has gained acclaim for its success at recovering the expensive rockets for re-use in future missions. The next SpaceX launch is sending supplies to the International Space Station, slated for early June.
Styles released his debut self-titled album on Friday, and naturally, he is now making his rounds to promote it. The performance came the day after the star released his self-titled debut solo album, Harry Styles.
At 21 years, 10 months and 16 days, Kim is the youngest victor of the tournament considered the fifth major on the PGA Tour. The golfer netted nearly $2 million in prize money, a five-year tour exemption and his very own locker at TPC Sawgrass.
Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger on Monday revealed that hackers claim to have accessed one of the company's upcoming movies. The film in question is believed to be Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Mean Tell No Tales , according to Deadline .
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Spurs ensured second spot with the win, thanks to goals from Wanyama and Kane, while Rooney scored for United. Nobody can play two big competitions with 15 players and this is what we have at the time .
Made by NetherRealm Studios, the same developer responsible for the latest Mortal Kombat releases, it's called Injustice 2 . To say that the game is visually appealing to play is something of an understatement.
Microsoft warns: Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call
The server operates as a "sinkhole" to collect information about malware - and in Friday's case kept the malware from escaping. Breed from Raleigh, North Carolina, Brian Melley in Los Angeles and AP Technology Writer Anick Jesdanun in NY contributed.
Former Playboy playmate facing jail over naked Snapchat
The person in the photo was identified only by her age and it was not clear if she knew she was being photographed. The 2015 Playmate of the year quickly became the target of online venom for the so-called body shaming incident.
Health care mess: House takes a small step
For more on this debate, I'm joined from Santa Barbara, California, by "NewsHour Weekend" special correspondent Jeff Greenfield . The changes now put two dozen Republican seats in the competitive category, including one marked as leaning to the Democrats.
UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump
For the Conservatives, Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon said Mr Corbyn had shown he would put Britain's security at risk. If elected prime minister, I will do everything necessary to protect the safety and security of our people and our country.
Fearless Kim had no doubts at Players
McIlroy is set to undergo an MRI scan today to determine the extent of an injury which hampered his efforts at Sawgrass. He's also one of only a handful of PGA Tour players in the last quarter century with multiple wins before turning 22.