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Ukrainian tennis star sorry for 'black face' tweet

News24
10 Jul 2020, 17:12 GMT+10

Ukrainian world No 25 she wrote.

"I have been warned about the negative impact but I did not - and still don't - consider it a 'black face'.

"I did not intend to caricature but to share my feelings about the current situation: we should all be treated as equal.

"I am so disappointed my message has been corrupted. I sincerely apologise to all the people I have offended."

Yastremska has won three WTA titles in her career and has a Grand Slam best run of a fourth round spot at Wimbledon last year.

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