Wimbledon has granted invitations to the final draw -‘wild cards’- to four champions of Grand Slamof which two were also n�mero 1 in the world but currently did not have enough ranking to get direct access: Naomi Osaka (winner of four Grand Slams and currently 113 WTA), Caroline Wozniacki (winner of the 2018 Australian Open and 114 STA), Angelique Kerber (2018 Wimbledon and 2016 Australian Open champion and now 224 WTA) and Emma Raducano (2021 US Open champion, 165 WTA and also British), according to EFE.

Two of the guests, Osaka and Wozniacki, have returned to the activity in recent months after having become mothers and Osaka was the only tennis player who in the past Roland Garros put Iga in trouble Swiateknumber 1 in the world and ultimately champion.

Also local Heather has been invited Watson (198 WTA), Francesca Jones (218 WTA) and Yuriko Miyazaki (147 WTA). However she is not on the list, which is fully potestativa of the tournament, the Romanian Simona Halep, double Grand Slam champion and world number 1, who a few months ago was exonerated from a doping sanction. Simona, however, is currently the 1.130 WTA and so far this season she has only played two matches: at the WTA 1,000 in Miami, where she lost to Paula Badosaand in the WTA 125 of Par�s-Clarins, where she retired against the American McCartney Kessler. Recently, however, he participated in an exhibition in Cluj (Romania) with Andr� Agassi y Steffi Graf.

There is one invitation left to distribute for the women’s team of Wimbledon.

In the men’s draw there are no ‘high-level’ invitations: the British have received them Liam Broady (148), Jan Choinski (177), Billy Harris (162), Arthur Wound (249), Paul Jubb (292) and Henry Searle (570). As in the women’s team, one last invitation remains pending.

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