May 17, 2017
Maria Sharapova of Russia returns the ball to Christina Mchale of the United States during the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Monday, May 15, 2017. (Andrew Medichini/AP)
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PARIS — Maria Sharapova’s popularity and past success did not earn her the wild-card invitation she needed to get into the French Open after serving a 15-month doping ban.