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By Sonia Oxley

2018 Lee Duck-hee
Deaf tennis player Lee Duck-hee is chasing his dream of Wimbledon qualification this week

Imagine the "thwack" of the racquet hitting the ball, the line judge calling "out", the umpire declaring "deuce" and the crowd clapping and cheering.

And now imagine being a professional tennis player and not hearing any of it.

That is the reality for South Korean player Lee Duck-hee, who is deaf and is hoping to qualify for the main draw at next week's Wimbledon.

"I'm very proud of myself as being the only deaf professional tennis player in the world at the moment," the 20-year-old told BBC Sport.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/sport/tennis/44587272

Source: BBC

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