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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga receives invitation to play at Wimbledon


Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who beat Lleyton Hewitt at Queen's, got a wild-card invitation Friday to play at Wimbledon.

The French qualifier beat the Queen's four-time champion 7-6 (5), 7-6 (2) Wednesday in the second round before losing Thursday to Croatian qualifier Marin Cilic of Croatia 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Cilic, who also received a wild card Friday, was defeated by Andy Roddick 6-4, 7-6 (5).

Britain's Katie O'Brien got the final wild card for the women's tournament.

Wimbledon starts June 25.