A Spartak Moscow shirt set women’s tennis on fire


There seems to be no silence in the locker room of WTA. The reason, the war in Ukraine caused by the invasion of Russia, which continues to provoke many fights between players.

In the last days the IOC requested no exceptions for Russian athletes in international competitions. The fact is that tennis has already allowed the presence at tournaments of Russian tennis players to demonstrate against the war, beyond the veto used by Wimbledon last year.

However, spirits do not seem calm on this issue, even in the women’s locker room. Contempt was at its peak among tennis players at Indian Wells afterwards Russia’s Anastasia Potapova appeared at the tournament in a Spartak Moscow jersey. Apparently, his behavior caused anger in the locker room and the number 1 Iga Swiatek He showed the opinion of tennis players.

“Even though I’m a fan of the team, I think this is not the moment to show it in running time“, assured the Pole. “I spoke with the WTA and they will explain to the players that the Russian teams cannot be advertised at the moment. If this subject had been well managed from the beginning, we would have definitely avoided this situation“, launched the women’s circuit as a mockery.

players want Daniel Medvedev Russian, or Aryna Sabalenka, Belarusians, to mention the leaders of the ATP and WTA circuits, are playing normally because they have made clear their opposition to Russian aggression. It returned to the fore after Potapova’s action.

Source: La Verdad


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