Blake gets Wimbledon draw
Wimbledon - James Blake of the United States is one of three players to be given entries to the men's draw at Wimbledon after a trio of withdrawals.
Blake, who was once ranked No 4 but has slipped out of the top 100, replaced Paul-Henri Mathieu after the French player pulled out on Wednesday with a knee injury.
France's Florent Serra came in for the injured Richard Berankis and Germany's Denis Gremelmayr replaced Thiemo de Bakker, who withdrew because of illness.
Former No 1 Dinara Safina was one of six women to pull out of the grass-court tournament, which starts on June 20.
Pauline Parmentier replaced Safina, with Vesna Dolonts, Anastasiya Yakimova, Olga Govortsova, Patricia Mayr-Achleitner and Kateryna Bondarenko also handed late entries.
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