MOSCOW, Jul 4 American tennis player Venus Williams after defeat in the first round of Wimbledon explained that she did not shake hands with the judge on the tower because of the decision made at the end of the match.
On Monday, 43-year-old Williams lost to Ukrainian Elina Svitolina with a score of 4:6, 3:6. In the last draw, the judge on the line, after watching the replay, canceled the out after hitting the Ukrainian.
“At the press conference, one of the journalists noted that Williams refused to shake hands with the referee after the match, and asked if this was related to the request for a review at the end. The tennis player replied: “I completely disagree with this challenge. It was just such a day,” asapsports.com quotes the athlete.
Grand SlamsWimbledon WTA03 July 2023 • start at 19:45FinishedVenus WilliamsUSA0 : 24:63:6Elina SvitolinaUkraine
Venus Williams made her Wimbledon debut in 1997, making her 24th Wimbledon debut.< br>