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Donald Young accuses fellow US player Ryan Harrison of racism during match

The Guardian
Tuesday 13 February 2018 15:01

American tennis players faced each other at New York OpenHarrison says audio will clear him of any allegations of abuseUS tennis has been caught up in another unseemly incident with one of its top players accusing another of racism during a match.Donald Young’s comments came after his loss to countryman Ryan Harrison at the New York Open on Monday. “I’m shocked and disappointed, Ryan Harrison, to hear you tell me how you really feel about me as a black tennis player in the middle of our NY match,” wrote Young on Twitter. “I thought this was supposed to be an inclusive gentleman’s sport.”I’m shocked and disappointed, Ryan Harrison, to hear you tell me how you really feel about me as a black tennis player in the middle of our NY match. I thought this was supposed to be an inclusive gentleman’s sport. Continue reading...

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