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Polish ATP Challenger updates footnote after beautiful message to Russian gamers

Polish ATP Challenger updates footnote after beautiful message to Russian gamers
(Supplied by Tennis World USA)

The Kozerki Open Challenger occasion has modified a footnote on the positioning after beforehand advising Russian and Belarusian gamers not to enroll in the Challenger occasion in Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland. In mid-July, some had been left shocked after noticing that there was a Polish Challenger occasion brazenly telling Russian and Belarusian gamers that they weren’t very welcome to their match.

“Contemplating the scenario in Ukraine and Russia’s armed aggression on these lands, please don’t join the KOZERKI OPEN – ATP Challenger 100 match, gamers representing international locations resembling Russia and Belarus. Gamers representing Russia and Belarus is not going to be welcome on the match and within the Kozerki advanced.

We don’t assure locations on the Academy for these individuals,” a footnote from the match’s web site learn in mid-July.

The Kozerki Open Challenger updates its footnote

“The organizer of the Kozerki Open match wish to categorical help for the battle for all times and freedom that Ukraine and the Ukrainian individuals are waging,” the brand new footnote on the positioning reads.

The information of this comes after Russia’s Vera Zvonareva was denied entry into Poland for a WTA occasion in Warsaw.

On Friday, Zvonareva landed in Poland however the next day was deported from the nation.“The Border Guard prevented a Russian tennis participant from coming into Poland. Vera Zvonareva, utilizing a visa issued by France, tried to get into our nation on a flight from Belgrade to Warsaw.

After arriving from Serbia, the tennis participant stayed within the transit zone of Warsaw Chopin Airport and right this moment, after 12:00, she flew to Podgorica,” the Polish inside ministry stated in an announcement.The WTA additionally launched an announcement on Saturday, saying they might examine the Zvonareva case.“The WTA is conscious of the scenario involving Vera Zvonareva in Warsaw.

The security and well-being of all gamers is a prime precedence of the WTA. Vera has departed Poland and we might be evaluating the difficulty additional with the occasion,” the WTA stated in an announcement.In the meantime, the Kozerki Open Challenger occasion is ready to happen between August 14-19 in Grodzisk Mazowiecki.

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