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Briton Jay Clarke will be paired with 15-year-old American Corey gauff are in the mixed doubles at Wimbledon. Reported by the Daily Mail.
For the opportunity to play in one team with gauff are Clark, occupying the 221-th line in the rating of Association of tennis professionals (ATP), refused previous partner Harriet Dart — 121-th racket of the world, which last year reached the semifinals of the tournament.
Darth admitted that he was disappointed that her former partner announced the decision so late, thus depriving her of the opportunity to find a replacement.
Sam Clark called the decision the worst of those that he had to make. According to the British, they gauff are familiar for several years, and on offer American women to play together he couldn’t refuse. “I think if Roger [Federer] or someone else called her [Dart], she would agree,” explained the tennis player of your choice.
Future partner Clark has already proved itself in the women’s singles event at the current Wimbledon, defeating Venus Williams in the first round and becoming the youngest participant, held the third round of the tournament for the past 23 years. In the second round of the tournament she defeated Dominika Magdalena Rybarikova.
Mixed doubles Wimbledon will be held from 5 to 14 July. Prize Fund of the competition will be 430 thousand pounds.
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