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Anne Keothavong has joined the loud chorus of prominent figures critical of last week’s WTA Finals in Mexico. Great Britain’s Billie Jean King Cup captain expressed sympathy towards the players competing at the event in Cancún and the difficult conditions they were forced to play in throughout the week.
“Most people in tennis watching from afar would probably question what was going on,” said Keothavong. “And I felt for the players. That’s the WTA season-ending championships. That’s meant to be the highlight of the year for those top eight players and the doubles players. And the conditions and everything that they had to deal with was difficult.
Written by Tumaini Carayol
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