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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Articles tagged: Shahar Pe’er

Shahar Pe’er refuses to shake opponent’s hand after match

Shahar Pe’er won the Israel Open this week, but she faced a tense situation on her way. Pe’er defeated Deniz Khazaniuk in the semifinals 6-1, 6-0, but she refused to shake her opponent’s hand after the match. Haaretz reports that Pe’er told Khazaniuk, “You’re an embarrassment to the State of Israel.” They say she also…Read More

Venus, Serena Dropped the Ball with Shahar Pe’er in Dubai

Earlier this week the Barclays Dubai WTA tournament didn’t let Israeli player Shahar Pe’er play in the tournament. Specifically the United Arab Emirates did not allow her a visa into the country citing security issues because she’s Jewish. The WTA considered canceling the tournament but determined it wouldn’t be fair to all the other players…Read More

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