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Medvedev on expulsion from Wimbledon: "I can understand her, but it's not fair" | Israel today


The Russian tennis player, ranked second in the world, maintains optimism ahead of the upcoming Grand Slam: "If I still have a chance to play, I would be happy" • But understand that his country's invasion of Ukraine has a price

The world number two, the Russian Danil Medvedev, is currently training in Geneva, and referred to the decision of the Wimbledon tournament organizers to leave his tennis players out. 

"On the one hand, I can understand it, but on the other hand, I find it unfair," the US Open champion told the Swiss newspaper Tribune de Geneve. . 

 "Where is the line?" "Still a chance to play at Wimbledon, I would be happy. If not, then I will make the decision." 

As you may recall, the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), which runs the Wimbledon tournament - the third Grand Slam of the season, sparked controversy last month when it announced that Russian and Belarusian players would be banned from competing in this year's event following the invasion of Ukraine. 

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Source: israelhayom

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