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Russian star Daniil Medvedev blasts Olympics tennis tournament a ‘joke' as players grapple with sweltering conditions in Japan

1 month ago   |   By RT

Daniil Medvedev, the world's second-ranked men's tennis player, has hit out at organizers of the Olympic tennis tournament, with players being forced to contend with sweltering heat of 33 degrees celsius on the court.
Soaring temperatures in Tokyo have led to Medvedev questioning why the Olympic event affords players just a 60-second changeover period compared to the regular 90 seconds amid blazing conditions and oppressive humidity, leading to several players stripping off courtside and showering themselves with bottled water in a bid to cool down.
Medvedev was one of those who appeared...
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