‘You are a terrible player’ – WTA stars clash on Twitter


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These are fine days we're living in, friends. Spats between athletes don't end when they leave the court. No, they can go on and on for days ... and we're all invited to participate.

The scene: a Brussels Open qualifier between No. 99-ranked Coco Vandeweghe and No. 105-ranked Yulia Putintseva. The 18-year-old Putintseva won 4-6 6-1 6-1, and according to Vandeweghe, was not exactly sporting in her postgame comments.

Vandeweghe, the niece of former NBA'er Kiki Vandeweghe took to Twitter to explain:

Ah, but Putintseva has her own Twitter account, and she responded in kind. So did she say what Vandeweghe said, or not? The jury remains out:

Jay Busbee | Busted Racquet

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