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    Wimbledon to Women: Stop Grunting

    LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus returns a shot during her first round match against Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia on Day One of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 20, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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    Put a sock in it: The head of Wimbledon tells The Telegraph that tennis players are grunting too loudly. “We believe it is helpful to reduce the amount of grunting,” says Ian Ritchie, who blames younger players suffering from “an education problem” for the noise. Richie doesn't single out women, but the Telegraph notes the problem is mainly with women. The worst offender this year is Belarussian Victoria Azarenka, whose wails registered at 95 decibels and lasted 1.5 seconds. “Certainly my postbag, if you say 'what do you get most letters about’, I would say that grunting is high up,” Richie says.

    Read it at The Telegraph