WTA says it will strip Wimbledon of ranking points over Russia and Belarus ban

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The WTA joined the ATP on Friday in stripping ranking points from this year's Wimbledon after Russian and Belarusian players were banned from the Grand Slam tournament following the invasion of Ukraine.اضافة اعلان

"As a result of the All England Tennis Club's position that it will not honour its obligation to use the WTA Rankings for entry into Wimbledon, and proceed with a partial field not based on merit, the WTA has made the difficult decision to not award WTA ranking points for this year’s Wimbledon Championships," said a WTA statement.

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