Russian Tennis Federation Head Shamil Tarpischev Unrepentant Over Williams Comments

Updated: 18 October 2014 18:09 IST

Shamil Tarpischev was fined $25,000 and suspended from tour involvement for a year after referring to Serena and Venus Williams as "brothers" on a Russian TV show and called them "scary" to look at.

Russian Tennis Federation Head Shamil Tarpischev Unrepentant Over Williams Comments
In this April 16, 2013 file photo, Russia's team captain Shamil Tarpischev speaks during a news conference prior to the Fed Cup match between Russia and Slovakia in Moscow, Russia. Russian Tennis Federation President Tarpischev has been fined $25,000 by the WTA Tour and suspended from tour involvement for a year for questioning Venus and Serena Williams' gender in comments on Russian television. © AP

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