Arina Rodionova criticized Tennis Australia for not awarding her a wildcard into her home grand slam, despite being the nation’s top-ranked women’s player. Rodionova accused the governing body of not being transparent, causing undue stress, and favoring other players. “The only regrets I have from today is just I gave Tennis Australia something to celebrate,” Rodionova said. Despite being the only Australian to make the second round at Wimbledon in 2017, Rodionova feels she has been an outcast to Tennis Australia for more than a decade. The wildcard snubbing has also cost Rodionova at least $94,000. John Millman was also overlooked for a wildcard despite beating Roger Federer at a grand slam.

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