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Feb 16

Tennis commentator Doug Adler to sue ESPN after being sacked over Venus Williams ‘gorilla’ comments

Tennis commentator Doug Adler to sue ESPN after being sacked over Venus Williams 'gorilla' commentsA commentator who was sacked after making controversial comments about tennis player Venus Williams during the Australian Open is planning to sue American broadcaster ESPN. Former player Doug Adler was suspended and later sacked by ESPN when he appeared to call five-time Grand Slam winner Williams a “gorilla”. Adler rejects the claim, and says that he was liking the American to playing “like a guerrilla”.

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