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Wimbledon: Tan in perfect harmony

2022-07-03T18:46:33.195Z

For her first participation, the Frenchwoman is in the running this Monday for a place in the quarter-finals.



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If Wimbledon had, as usual, distributed points, Harmony Tan could have gone, in the worst case, from 115th to 75th place in the world and thus ensure its presence in the table of the US Open.

But the essential is elsewhere, according to her.

"I don't care, because it's a Grand Slam."

The one that makes any budding tennis player or tenniswoman fantasize.

And then there are at least these 224,000 euros in guaranteed earnings, by far the biggest check of his career.

And that is priceless for a 24-year-old player, unaccustomed to the light of major tournaments.

Especially when we have known the financial galley.

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In his family, the sacrifices were thus numerous.

My mother

(a former journalist, editor's note)

sold a house and apartments to finance me for the first years.

My father also helped me.

Like my brother.

He gave me a third of his salary when he started working.

He truly believed in it.

» Minus the French Tennis Federation…

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Source: lefigaro

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