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  Teen juggles exams and Wimbledon
Updated 15 June 2004, 17.45
Katie O'Brien
A young tennis player is hoping to fit her A-level exams around making her debut at Wimbledon.

Katie O'Brien, 18, was surprised to find out she had been given a wild-card entry on Friday, after losing a play-off final in London earlier that week.

But Wimbledon starts on Monday, when she sits her French and Maths exams, so she is hoping her matches won't clash.

Her coach said: "She can re-sit her exams, but she can't be guaranteed an opportunity like this again."

Katie O'Brien
Katie's hoping to do well
Katie, from Hessle, near Hull, trains for three to four hours a day - before getting stuck into her school work!

She's ranked 570 in the world, and will have to wait till Thursday to see when her matches will be.

Her exams are in the morning, so her coach says as long as she has afternoon matches, she should be fine.

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