The draw for the qualifying event has been released at Wimbledon and Genie have been drawn to play No.18 seed Lin Zhu of China in the first round.
Genie has played the 24-year-old once before in the first round earlier this year in Taipei and won 1-6 7-5 2-0 ret.
This year marks the first time Genie has played the qualifying at the third Grand Slam of the year. Genie’s best result on the grass courts was reaching the final in 2014. Last year, Genie lost in the first round.