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Bristol tennis star Katie Swan among Wimbledon 2016 wildcards

Bristol tennis star Katie Swan has been given a wildcard for this year’s Wimbledon Championships, which get under way on Monday, 27th June.


Swan, who grew up in Abbots Leigh and attended The Downs School and Bristol Grammar School, is one of six British players to receive a wildcard for the tournament, alongside Laura Robson, Liam Broady, Alex Ward, James Ward and Tara Moore.

The 17-year-old is now based in Kansas, United States, having moved there in 2013.

Swan is currently ranked 440th in the world.