West Country women's wildcard for Wimbledon

Two young women from the West Country will be heading to SW19 on Monday to compete in the most famous tennis grand slam, Wimbledon.

Anna Smith and Samantha Murray will compete in the doubles and singles respectively.

Both players train in Bath Credit: ITV News West Country

A wildcard means a free entry into the world famous tournament. The pair make their living by playing in small competitions across the country.

It's not the first time the pair have played at the All England Lawn Tennis Club. Samantha Murray, seen below, made her debut last year.

Samantha Murray in training for Wimbledon Credit: ITV News West Country

Earlier this week, she took to Twitter to declare her excitement for Wimbledon.

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Big thank you to @wimbledon for my WC, excited for the opportunity to compete. Thanks to @teambathmcta and @britishtennis for their support

You can see Matthias Kurth's full report below.