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Re: Wimbledon Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated June 20, 2014)

http://www.si.com/tennis/2014/07/06/wimbledon-50-thoughts-novak-djokovic-petra-kvitova
• Tommy Haas, you owe Tim Smyczek a Morton’s gift card or comparable compensatory gift. After scheduling surgery on his right shoulder, the 36-year-old Haas knew he was not going to play Wimbledon. But he neglected to withdraw before the qualifying tournament started, in an error of omission, not commission. If he had pulled out hours earlier, his spot would have gone to Smyczek, the next highest-ranked player, at No. 106. Instead, Haas' slot was reserved for a lucky loser, and Smyczek didn't make the main draw after losing in the third round of qualifying. Smyczek earned $23,000, while a first-round loss in the main draw would have been worth $46,000.

• On another peg of rotam fortuna, as the Pat Sajak of ancient Rome would have called it: Simone Bolelli lost in the third round of qualies but, unlike Smyczek, his name was picked from a hat, making him a lucky loser (aptly put) in the main dance. He then won two rounds and left town with $120,000.
 
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