Last year's Wimbledon edition banned all Russian and Belarusian athletes from the event but this year's edition will permit their participation. As a native Russian, Pavlyuchenkova will be permitted to play and she was asked whether she'll ask the event of a wild card due to her ranking to which simply burst out laughing.
"Are you serious, after what happened last year? Actually, you're right, I'll ask and let you know at the next press conference. Fingers crossed.