Athletistic/Tennis. Mirra Andreeva, 17, can make the Russian Olympic team if she beats Aryna Sabalenka and reaches the semi-finals of Roland Garros.

The composition of Russian tennis players who will participate in the Paris Olympic Games in singles will be determined by the WTA ranking on June 10, immediately after the end of Roland Garros. Currently, Andreeva occupies 30th place in the online version of the ranking, which is the sixth result among Russian tennis players after Daria Kasatkina (14th), Lyudmila Samsonova (15th), Ekaterina Alexandrova (16th), Anna Kalinskaya (23rd ) and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. (25).

Unlike them, Andreeva continues to participate in the Grand Slam in Paris – today, June 5, she will play a quarterfinal match with Belarusian Arina Sabalenka. If successful, Andreeva will move up the rankings to 23rd place, overtake Pavlyuchenkova and Kalinskaya, become the 4th racket in Russia and receive a ticket to the Olympics.

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