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Zarina Dias was invited to play at Wimbledon

She will perform in the main draw.
Kazakhstan tennis player Zarina Dias will participate in the British Wimbledon tournament, which is the third season of the series "Grand Slam", reports Vesti.kz.

She received a wild card from the organizers, as she became the winner of the ITF series tournament in Manchester. At the "Wimbledon" Dias starts from the first round of the main draw. In London she performed from 2014 to 2016, and achieved the best result in the debut tournament, when she reached the second round.

It is worth noting that Dias was the only foreigner who received a wild card in the women's draw of "Wimbledon" -2017. The remaining four invitations went to the British Laura Robson, Cathy Bolter, Naomi Brody and Heather Watson, and the holders of three more wild cards will be determined later.

In the women's singles "Wimbledon" 128 tennis players will play, of which 52 immediately reached the main draw. The total number of participants will be announced on June 30, and the main draw of the women's tournament will be held from 3 to 15 July.

The current winner of "Wimbledon" is Serena Williams, but the American will not participate in the tournament in 2017 due to pregnancy and will not be able to defend the champion title.

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