Wimbledon bans players from Russia, Belarus over Ukraine war


              FILE - Daniil Medvedev, of Russia, kisses the championship trophy after defeating Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, in the men's singles final of the U.S. Open tennis championships, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in New York. Tennis players from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to play at Wimbledon this year because of the war in Ukraine, the All England Club announced Wednesday, April 20, 2022. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
            
              FILE - Security guards work at the gates to the All England Lawn Tennis Club where preparations are underway for the Wimbledon tennis tournament in London, Friday, June 25, 2021. Tennis players from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to play at Wimbledon this year because of the war in Ukraine, the All England Club announced Wednesday, April 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
            
              FILE - Victoria Azarenka of Belarus plays a return to Romania's Sorana Cirstea during the women's singles second round match on day four of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 1, 2021. Tennis players from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to play at Wimbledon this year because of the war in Ukraine, the All England Club announced Wednesday, April 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
            
              FILE - A spectator holding a Russian flag watches during the men's singles third round match between Russia's Daniil Medvedev and Croatia's Marin Cilic on day six of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Saturday July 3, 2021. Tennis players from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to play at Wimbledon this year because of the war in Ukraine, the All England Club announced Wednesday, April 20, 2022.(AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali, File)
            
              FILE - Russia's Daniil Medvedev plays a return to Spain's Carlos Alcaraz during the men's singles second round match on day four of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Thursday July 1, 2021. Tennis players from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to play at Wimbledon this year because of the war in Ukraine, the All England Club announced Wednesday, April 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
Wimbledon bans players from Russia, Belarus over Ukraine war