Names & Faces: Maria Sharapova, Lionel Messi

The five-time Grand Slam winner will return from her 15-month doping ban at a tournament in Germany in April.

Car manufacturer Porsche, which sponsors both Sharapova and the event in Stuttgart, said Tuesday that Sharapova has been given a wild-card entry into the tournament.

“I could not be happier to have my first match back on tour at one of my favorite tournaments,” said Sharapova, 29, who won the Stuttgart tournament from 2012 through ’14.

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