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Serena Williams will play at the WTA Premier 5 tournament.

American tennis player Serena Williams received a wild card from the organizers of the WTA Premier 5 tournament in Montreal.

Director Eugene Lapierre, speaking about the tournament in the comments of WTA, said that it was impossible to leave the tournament without a finalist of the last Wimbledon.

“Of course, we are honored to provide a wild card to Serena Williams. After the announcement of list of participants there was not enough only to provide part of the dream. She was impressed by the speed of return to the highest level. She was always a fighter and proved it again. I know that the fans will be happy to see a game of Serena in Montreal”.

Note that the wild card was awarded to Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, owner of two invitations will be known later.

Recall that Serena Williams lost in the finals of Wimbledon, Angelique Kerber.

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