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Belarus’ Victoria Azarenka said Wimbledon’s ban on players from Russia and her country makes no sense and the former world No. 1 called on tennis governing bodies to take action against the decision.

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), which hosts the grass court Grand Slam, took the decision in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the stand was swiftly condemned by the men’s and women’s tours.

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