Sharapova out amid injury drama as Muguruza also falls in Wimbledon shocks

  • Sharapova retired with a wrist problem 5–0 down in final set
  • 2017 champion Muguruza lost 6–4, 6–4 to Beatriz Haddad Maia

The two biggest shock defeats in the women’s draw befell two former champions: Maria Sharapova and Garbine Muguruza.

Sharapova, the 2004 Wimbledon champion, was forced to retire hurt with a wrist problem when trailing 5–0 to Pauline Parmentier in the third and final set. The Russian won the first set 6-4 but lost the second 7-6 (4).

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