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American Steve Johnson gets Wimbledon wild card

Updated: June 18, 2013, 8:52 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Steve Johnson of the United States has joined Frenchman Nicolas Mahut as a wild card at Wimbledon.

The 100th-ranked Johnson will be playing in the singles at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament for the first time since becoming a full-time professional last summer. He won the ATP Challenger title at Nottingham last week to earn his wild card, which was announced Tuesday.

Mahut, loser of the longest match in tennis history, had already been granted his invitation. The French ...

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