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The instant replay, interleague play, and the wild card are here to stay.
LAURA Robson was yesterday handed a wild card into the Wimbledon draw - but British men's number two Alex Bogdanovic missed out.
Stefanie Voegele is one of the fast improving teenagers on the tour and Vera Dushevina has earned her wild card following her record of winning 14 of her 19 matches here," Tahlak added.
Joshua Goodall and Jonathan Marray have also been handed wild cards for the men's singles, which starts on June 25.
Chinese youngster Ding Junhui has been given the second wild card in the pounds 400,000 event which begins on February 13.
The move answers critics who say the wild card system rewards failure, with first-round losers in the men's competition last summer earning almost pounds 7,000.
But under the new system, four of those wild cards will go to the four ``most deserving'' players who are ranked inside the world's top 350, with two more decided via an eight-man play-off.
But if your worksheet contains asterisks and you want to replace them with 4s, you need to tell Excel to cancel the asterisk's wild card attribute by placing a tilde ('~) before it like this: ~*
We spent a lot of time deciding on the wild cards and we have done the best possible job," said Karti Chidambaram, who is actively involved in hosting the event.
But Querrey received the highest honor of his brief professional career when the USTA selected the Thousand Oaks High graduate as one of seven American men to receive a wild card into the singles main draw of next week's U.
Wild cards were also handed to British girls Anne Keothavong, Amanda Janes, Elena Baltacha and Jane O'Donoghue.
Tournament organisers said yesterday Dent and Bhupathi would be two of the four wild cards in the 32-player singles draw at the pounds 280,000 event.