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Ukraine’s Marta Koshchuk refuses to shake hands with Viktoria Azarenka because she feels silent about war

NEW YORK – Ukraine’s Marta Kostyuk has refused to shake the hand of her Belarusian opponent after her straight-set loss to former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka. Instead, she raised her racket and tapped quickly. Kostyuk, who has been vocal about her complaints about the silence of Russian and Belarusian players on tour, said it … Read more

Ukraine’s Marta Kostyuk refuses to shake hands with Victoria Azarenka citing silence on war

NEW YORK – Ukraine’s Marta Kostyuk has refused to shake the hand of her Belarusian opponent after her straight-set loss to former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka. Instead, she raised her racket and tapped quickly. Kostyuk, who has been vocal about her complaints about the silence of Russian and Belarusian players on tour, said it … Read more