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Wawrinka joins Murray in the demanding withdrawal of Gimelstob



Paris – Triple Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka he said on Tuesday Andy Murray is calls Justin Gimelstob after the American was convicted of attacks, he ended his role in the Council of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Council.

"Players have to talk. Justin Gimelstob was convicted of a violent attack. No one can be able to justify this type of behavior and make it worse. We should not talk about it in any other business or sport," he added. tweeted Australian Open, US Open and Wimbledon.

"Council @ATP_Tour has to do something about it and finally end this conversation and shameful period in our big sport," added the Swiss former world number three.

Gimelstob, himself a former professional tennis player, did not claim any competition with criminal battery charges and was sentenced to three years trial and 60 hours community service by a Los Angeles court on April 22.

Last weekend, Murray told the British newspaper Sunday Telegraph, "I can't see how it is possible to keep ATP's authority or management at the moment with everything that goes on."

The 41-year-old Gimelstob was after a trial last year at a court that accused him of attacking former friend Randall Kaplan while a risky capitalist, his wife and their two-year-old daughter were on Halloween for Halloween.

After the attack, Kaplan sought a restrictive order against Gimelstob and claimed that the former tennis star had struck him more than 50 times while threatening to kill him.

Gimelstob was also ordered to undergo 52 weeks of anger management.

Following the verdict, several former players – including Martin Navratilova and Pat Cash – suggested Gimelstob should not continue his role as ATP.

Meanwhile, the All England Club, which runs Wimbledon, announced last week that they would forbid Gimelstob to attend the Royal Box at the Central Court during this year's Championship and doubles tournament in which he attended.


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