Copenhagen - Caroline Wozniacki isn't
eligible to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics yet even though she has been
picked to carry Denmark's flag at the opening ceremony.
She has appealed against the International
Tennis Federation's decision on eligibility, and Denmark Tennis Federation
spokesperson Thomas Konigsfeldt said on Friday it was backing her hearing on June
30 during Wimbledon.
The former No 1-ranked tennis player failed
to play the required two Fed Cup ties in the Olympic qualifying period.
Wozniacki was set to meet the Olympic
criteria in April against Bosnia and Herzegovina in Cairo. But nine days before
the tie, she rolled her right ankle so badly that she didn't play for 10 weeks
until this week in Nottingham, England.
In February, the Danish Olympic committee
chose Wozniacki to be its flag bearer, and she called it "a dream come