Simona Halep is about to return from damage at a brand new grass-court match in Germany the week earlier than Wimbledon the place she is the defending champion.
World No.3 Halep, 29, missed the present French Open with a calf-muscle tear she sustained final month on the Rome match.
Organisers of the German occasion June 20-26 in Dangerous Homburg mentioned on Tuesday that Halep had accepted a wildcard entry.
Wimbledon, the place Halep received in 2019 whereas the 2020 version was cancelled because of the coronavirus, begins on June 28.
Halep tweeted a video, saying: “I’m tremendous excited to announce that I will likely be taking part in for the primary version in Dangerous Homburg, and I’m wanting ahead to see all of the followers within the stands.”
A most 600 spectators will likely be allowed every day amid ongoing pandemic-related restrictions, with all tickets bought inside one hour on Tuesday, in response to organisers.
Two different Wimbledon champions are additionally set to play in Dangerous Homburg, German Angelique Kerber and Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic.