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Daniil Medvedev still hopeful of playing in Wimbledon

Daniil Medvedev still hopeful of playing in Wimbledon

Over the previous week, there have additionally been ideas that Wimbledon could possibly be stripped of its rating factors by the 2 excursions if the ban stays in pressure — successfully lowering the world’s most well-known tennis event to an exhibition occasion.

“I attempted to observe what’s occurring as a result of I haven’t got any choices to make. It is proper now about Wimbledon itself, the ATP, possibly the British authorities is concerned,” the Russian, who will probably be returning to motion in Geneva after spending the final six weeks recovering from a hernia operation, informed reporters on Sunday.

“It is a difficult scenario and like each scenario in life, you ask 100 gamers, all people’s going to provide a special opinion.

“(When) you present a tennis ball to 100 individuals, I am certain a few of them are going to say it is inexperienced and never yellow. I feel it is yellow. (However) if anyone tells me it is inexperienced, I am not going to get in battle with this individual.”

Medvedev, who misplaced within the Australian Open last to Nadal in January, missed the start of the European clay court docket season as he needed to skip occasions in Monte Carlo, Madrid and Rome whereas he recovered his health.

The All England Garden Tennis Membership (AELTC) barred gamers from the 2 nations from competing at this 12 months’s Wimbledon in response to what Russia calls a “particular navy operation” in Ukraine. Belarus has been a key staging space for the invasion.

The AELTC mentioned it made the choice following discussions with the British authorities.

US Open champion Medvedev mentioned he remained hopeful that the AELTC may make a late U-turn on its resolution.

“I do not know if this resolution is 100% and it is over (for me),” he mentioned.

“If I can play, I will be blissful to play in Wimbledon. I like this event. If I can’t play — effectively, I will attempt to play different tournaments and put together effectively for subsequent 12 months if I’ve the prospect to play.”

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