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WTA's Scott defends tour against 'racist' claims by Richard Williams

Updated: March 20, 2008, 11:06 PM ET
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INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- WTA head Larry Scott said Thursday that he strongly disagrees with comments made by Richard Williams, father of Serena and Venus, regarding racism on the women's tour.

Saying he was disappointed by Williams' recent remarks during an interview in India, Scott said in a statement: "The Tour has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to racism, and I have previously let Mr. Williams know that he should let me know if he ever had evidence of racist comments or acts in ...

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