Tag Archives: Tennis

Tennis commentator fired for Venus 'guerilla' remark suing ESPN

REUTERS: Tennis commentator Doug Adler has sued broadcaster ESPN, weeks after being taken off the air following a remark about Venus Williams at the Australian Open that some interpreted to be racist. Adler, who has since apologised for how he spoke about Williams, has maintained that he was describing the African-American 13th seed’s aggressive style… Read More »

Tennis: Kuznetsova into last eight, keeps Singapore hopes alive

MOSCOW: Top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova cruised into the quarter-finals of the Kremlin Cup on Wednesday (Oct 19) with a straight-sets win over Alize Cornet to keep her hopes alive of making the WTA Finals. The two-time Grand Slam title winner, ranked ninth in the world, won 6-4, 7-5 in one hour 45 minutes. Russian veteran Kuznetsova… Read More »