- Wasim Haq fired after comments about Israel’s war with Hamas
- ‘The tweet was unacceptable and in no way reflects LTA’s values’
The Lawn Tennis Association has sacked an independent councillor with immediate effect for saying “Adolf Hitler would be proud of Benjamin Netanyahu”.
Tennis’s governing body in the UK confirmed that Wasim Haq, who was appointed in 2021 to bring a range of diverse experiences to the LTA council, would be fired following social media comments about Israel’s war with Hamas.
Written by Sean Ingle
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