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BOMBSHELL: a Brit gets into Wimbledon without a WC

Keothavong won the 50k+H in Lebanon today and will move upto #102
so gets a direct Wimby spot

1st time a Brit in a maindraw of a slam

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woohoo! go Anne! 2 more places until top 100!

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Keothavong won the 50k+H in Lebanon today and will move upto #102
so gets a direct Wimby spot

1st time a Brit in a maindraw of a slam
That can't be right... 1st time ever?
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Re: BOMBSHELL: a Brit gets into Wimbledon without a WC

This indeed is a bombshell.
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That can't be right... 1st time ever?
not ever
its been a long long time
think last player was Sam Smith

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OMG thanks for post, that rocks!!!!!!
Go Anne, so she is Brit #1 now?

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Re: BOMBSHELL: a Brit gets into Wimbledon without a WC

Wasn't the last player Louise Latimer in the Australian Open in 2001?

Congrats Anne!!!!
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think last player was Sam Smith
Louise Latimer was the last to get direct entry into a slam main draw by virtue of ranking when she played the 2001 Australian Open.
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Wow. Well done Anne. A title on clay? Great stuff.

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as long as Fitzy gets a WC i'll be

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wooooooo go anne almost top100 and certainly playing like it...next is baltcha and cavaday and mayb Katie if she pulls her socks up!
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,,, keothavong ,,, you dono how happy i am ,,, she has proved herself in other countrys but not yet in her own country,, i hope she manages to get into the top 100 for the first time,, if she plays in france she could do tht

made me so happy

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Re: BOMBSHELL: a Brit gets into Wimbledon without a WC

the Brits have stepped it up with Baltacha, Keothavong, and O'brien all doing well lately


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