Geopolitics interferes at Porte d'Auteuil. First, there is the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. The resentment between players on both sides continues to grow. And the Paris Grand Slam becomes a political platform. Journalists showering questions with the main stakeholders.
- Roland Garros Men's Singles
- Roland Garros Women's Singles
On Sunday, the Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk did not greet the Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka after their match, which earned her the whistles of the Parisian public: "The people who booed should be ashamed," said the Ukrainian. The Kiev native is one of the players very critical of the response, too soft for her taste, brought by the world tennis authorities to the invasion of her country by Russia, and, like her compatriots, she does not exchange glances or gestures when she faces a Belarusian or Russian opponent.
If the Russian Andrey Rublev has positioned himself in the past against his country's war policy, his compatriots are kicking the can down the road and are full of questions...
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