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LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 27:  Teliana Pereira of Brazil plays a forehand shot during the Ladies Singles first round against Varvara Lepchenko of The United States on day one of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 27th, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 27:  Teliana Pereira of Brazil plays a forehand shot during the Ladies Singles first round against Varvara Lepchenko of The United States on day one of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 27th, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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