Russian tennis player has stayed away from a Wimbledon restriction on all contenders from her nation by changing her identity to Georgian, as per a report in The Times paper.
Natela Dzalamidze, a 29-year-old copies player positioned No 44 on the planet, will contend in the ladies’ duplicates with Serbia’s Aleksandra Krunic when the competition begins on June 27.
Wimbledon coordinators the All England Club reported in April that players from Russia and Belarus would be banned from contending this year following Russia’s attack of Ukraine.
Yet, an All England Club representative told The Times they were feeble to meddle in Dzalamidze’s difference in identity, as this was a matter for the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF), and that she had fulfilled the section prerequisites.
“Player identity, characterized as the banner they play under at proficient occasions, is a concurred cycle that is represented by visits and the ITF,” the representative said.
Wimbledon’s prohibition on players from Russia and Belarus incited an unfriendly response somewhere else in the tennis world, with the WTA and the ATP, stripping the competition of positioning places.
Wimbledon’s boycott has precluded a wrap of top players, including Daniil Medvedev, the men’s reality number one and the supreme US Open boss, as well as double cross significant champ Victoria Azarenka.