The Russian, now ranked 178th in the world, after her resumption to the tour, had to pull out of the Rome Masters on clay last month due to the injury.

She said on her facebook page “After an additional scan, the muscle tear that I substained in Rome will unfortunately not allow me to compete in the grass court tournaments I was scheduled to play.”

Sharapova hopes to ready for the hard-court season in preparation for the US Open in August.