Ukrainian tennis player Svitolina addressed Russian and Belarusian athletes

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina addressed the Russian and Belarusian athletes. convey his words

“I think they need to state their position. This is really important. It doesn’t matter if it’s a Grand Slam tournament or any other tournament. I believe that every Russian and Belarusian athlete should take his position. ”

Recall that on April 20, the organizers of Wimbledon decided not to allow Russian and Belarusian athletes. Initially, British Sports Minister Nigel Huddleston said that the organization wanted to obtain written approval from Russian tennis players, where they would state that they did not receive support from President Vladimir Putin, Russia or Belarus. But in the end, he did not have to resort to such actions.

The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) is debating whether to hold a tournament other than points.

Former Russian tennis player Karen Khachanov hopedthat other countries will not follow the example of the Wimbledon organizers.

Source: Gazeta


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