Hewitt receives Wimbledon wild card
Wimbledon organizers say former champion Lleyton Hewitt has received one of several wild cards for the tournament, which begins June 25.
The 109th-ranked David Goffin of Belgium got a wild card. He made his Grand Slam debut at the French Open, winning the first set against Roger Federer in a quarterfinal match.
German veteran Tommy Haas also received a wild card in the draw Tuesday, along with four British players.
On the women’s side, Virginie Razzano of France and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan each received a wild card after impressive performances at the French Open.
The 62nd-ranked Shvedova reached the quarterfinals and No. 90 Razzano defeated Serena Williams in the first round.