21 Apr 2022

Tennis player groups criticise Wimbledon over Russia ban

From Checkpoint, 5:45 pm on 21 April 2022

The Associations representing international tennis players have criticised Wimbledon's banning of players from Russia and Belarus.

The Grand Slam tournament has made the call because of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

But the associations say the exclusion of players based on their nationality is a violation of their agreement with Wimbledon.

Sports Editor Stephen Hewson reports.