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Wimbledon set to BAN Russian players including world No2 Medvedev this summer after invasion of Ukraine

, Wimbledon set to BAN Russian players including world No2 Medvedev this summer after invasion of Ukraine

RUSSIAN and Belarusian tennis stars will NOT be allowed to compete at Wimbledon this year following Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.

Athletes have already paid the price for Russia’s invasion of their neighbouring country.

Medvedev has been banned from this year’s wimbledon
, Wimbledon set to BAN Russian players including world No2 Medvedev this summer after invasion of Ukraine

Russia were booted out of the World Cup play-offs for the 2022 World Cup.

The women’s team are also not allowed to compete at this year’s European Championship.

And Belarusian athletes have also been punished due to their country’s allegiance to Putin’s Russia.

According to the Daily Mail, action has now also been taken by Wimbledon’s main committee.

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, Wimbledon set to BAN Russian players including world No2 Medvedev this summer after invasion of Ukraine

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The move has been made ahead of the tournament’s scheduled annual press conference next week.

Russians and Belarusians are BANNED from this year’s Grand Slam.

That means men’s world No2 Daniil Medvedev will NOT be able to compete.

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