Noventz speaks out "Racist in FWTT"
"There are racism in FWTT" says Noventz
LONDON - Gisele Noventz, who was upset by a newcomer junior player, Marta Maria Conde Martinez in her non-edited interview revealed that in the locker room some players were celebrating her loss, because of her skin color.
"That was nasty. How could they be so rude?" said Noventz to The Sun. The last year's semifinalist also said that it's not the first time she was discriminated because of her race.
"When I was beginning my career in tennis, it was just bigger. They used to check me everytime I put my foot inside the locker room. Now they're just holding their feelings cause I could beat them before" said Gisele who also says that some reactions have changed because she entered top ten.
"I'm sure Ruflina was treated in the same way by those players or others too."
When asked who they were, Gisele didn't hesitate, and accused "They were Brenda, Marteena and Tami." she said "It's better now, but I'm not stupid, and I can clearly say thet treat me differently or stare me up and down."
Gisele Noventz will be playing her doubles match with Anna Kroulikova this monday.
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