Just days before the start of the 2013 U.S. Open, third-seeded Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from the tournament, citing continued problems with a right shoulder injury.
Sharapova has played only one match on tour since her surprising second-round exit from Wimbledon in June. Most recently, she made news earlier this week when seeking to play under the name "Maria Sugarpova," a reference to her new brand of gummy candies.
The U.S. Open begins Monday.
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