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Submitted by Gary (Canada), Mar 4, 2009 at 09:01

It is wrong to ban a player because of religous or ethnical differences. however if the tennis tournament were being held in Israel and a player were Arab you can bet the Israelis would ban that player and the rest of the world would stay mute. Pure hypocrisy all around!

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That is nonsense. Take a look at the Israeli soccer league, for example, and see how Arabs star in it.

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