Paszek gets London nod

LONDON, July 7: Austria’s Tamira Paszek, who made the Wimbledon quarter-finals, was on Friday given the go-ahead to play in the Olympics after winning an appeal to the International Tennis Federation (ITF).

The ITF had originally blocked the world number 37’s entry, claiming she

had not fulfilled the eligibility rule which requires players to make them-selves available for a set number of their country’s Fed Cup ties. —AFP

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