ロシア生まれのテニスプレーヤー、ナテラ・ザラミゼがウィンブルドンの禁止を回避するために国籍を変更

Russian-born tennis player Natela Dzalamidze has changed her nationality to Georgian to avoid the ban ウィンブルドン imposed on all Russian players following the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

ダブルススペシャリスト, ランク付けなし. 43 世界中, is now officially listed as having Georgian nationality on the WTA website and is eligible to compete with doubles partner Aleksandra Krunić of Serbia when ウィンブルドン gets underway on June 27.
After Wimbledon announced the ban on all Russian and Belarusian athletes back in April, the ATP and WTA responded by removing all rankings points that players would have otherwise earned for their performance at the All England Club.
    Some of tennisbiggest stars, including men’s world No. 1 Daniil Medvedev and women’s world No. 6 アリナ・サバレンカ, will not be competing at SW19.
      In a statement published by タイムズ, a Wimbledon spokesperson said they were unable to stop Dzalamidze, who competed under the neutral flag at the French Open, from changing her nationality.
          Player nationality, defined as the flag they play under at professional events, is an agreed process that is governed by the Tours and the ITF,” 広報担当者は言った.
            The ban on Russian and Belarusian players has divided the tennis world, and last week, the US Open announced that it would not be following Wimbledon’s example later this year, with players from both countries eligible to compete under a neutral flag.

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