Johanna Konta given wildcard entry to Aegon International at Eastbourne

Last Updated: 15/06/13 4:15pm

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Johanna Konta: Chance to shine at Eastbourne for Briton

Johanna Konta: Chance to shine at Eastbourne for Briton

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Britain's Johanna Konta has been given a wildcard entry to next week's Aegon International at Eastbourne.

The 22-year-old British No 3 is sure to have plenty of support in her hometown tournament and was delighted to receive the news.

"I'm very privileged and thrilled to have received a wildcard into the Aegon International," Konta said.

"Eastbourne is my home and my local tournament so I hope to do the wild card justice.

"It's going to be great experience for me to play in the main draw at Devonshire Park for the first time."

Konta is joined on the wildcard list by former US Open champion Sam Stosur of Australia and British No 6 Elena Baltacha.

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