Tomljanovic calls Wimbledon points ban 'unfair' but 'wouldn't miss it for the world'

Ajla Tomljanovic has called the points ban from Wimbledon unfair as her ranking will plummet as a result of the decision.

Tomljanovic will go from 42nd to 85th with her last display at Wimbledon seeing a Quarter-Final with victory over Emma Raducanu en route.

"I don't think they'll carry over the points earned from 2021, they'll get wiped and then you don't have a chance to defend your points. That's very unfair, in my opinion," the 29-year-old told AAP on the eve of the tournament on Saturday.

"It's going to be very strange to go to Wimbledon where no points will be on offer."

"There's no reason why I couldn't have actually successfully defended them," she reflected.

"I would have loved to have had that opportunity because there's pressure there that you want to embrace when you've done really well the year before.

"You get that extra pump of adrenaline when you come back to the courts where you remember how well you've done. Its always special to do that, and I was actually looking forward to that in a weird way."

But she won't boycott the tournament and said that the lure of Wimbledon is just too much despite the lack of points on offer.

"Of course, I wouldn't miss it for the world," she said.

"Wimbledon is Wimbledon - and if you win it and get no points, of course you'd still take it.

"But I'm definitely going into that small bracket of players who are going to be really affected - but it's out of my control, so I've just got to try to do well regardless of that."

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