Wimbledon: Britain's world number 775 Marcus Willis qualifies for main draw

Marcus Willis
Willis combines playing with being a tennis coach at Warwick Boat Club
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Britain's Marcus Willis, the world number 775, has qualified for the main draw at Wimbledon.

Willis, 25, beat Russia's Daniil Medvedev 3-6 7-5 6-3 6-4 in the final round of qualifying.

The Slough-born British number 23 is the 15th British player to reach the singles draws.

Fellow Briton Edward Corrie missed out on qualifying after losing 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-3) across two days to France's Albano Olivetti.

World number 448 Harriet Dart became the final Briton to exit qualifying as the 19-year-old succumbed to Russia's Ekaterina Alexandrova in a marathon final set, losing 2-6 7-5 13-11.

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