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Hewitt, Haas receive Wimbledon wild cards


WIMBLEDON — Former tennis No 1 Lleyton Hewitt of Australia, the 2002 Wimbledon champion, headlines the list of wild cards for the grass-court Grand Slam tournament.

The 2001 US Open winner is joined by Tommy Haas of Germany, who beat Roger Federer in the Gerry Weber Open final on Sunday.

The others are: British quartet Jamie Baker, Oliver Golding, Josh Goodall and James Ward, David Goffin of Belgium and Grega Zemlja of Slovenia.
The women’s wild cards include 2009 US Open quarter-finalist Melanie Oudin of the United States and Virginie Razzano of France, who inflicted Serena William’s first opening-round loss at a major in the French Open last month.

The others are: British trio Laura Robson, Naomi Broady and Johanna Konta, Ashley Barty of Australia and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan.

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