Donald Young accuses fellow US player Ryan Harrison of racism during match

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  • American tennis players faced each other at New York Open
  • Harrison says audio will clear him of any allegations of abuse

US tennis has been caught up in another unseemly incident with one of its top players accusing another of racism during a match.

Donald Young’s comments came after his loss to countryman Ryan Harrison at the New York Open on Monday. “I’m shocked and disappointed, Ryan Harrison, to hear you tell me how you really feel about me as a black tennis player in the middle of our NY match,” wrote Young on Twitter. “I thought this was supposed to be an inclusive gentleman’s sport.”

I’m shocked and disappointed, Ryan Harrison, to hear you tell me how you really feel about me as a black tennis player in the middle of our NY match. I thought this was supposed to be an inclusive gentleman’s sport.

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The courtside audio is all but non-existent, but looks pretty hostile at the new New York Open between Ryan Harrison and Donald Young. pic.twitter.com/qYH3n8C3dB

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