Tennis ace Monfils suffers racial abuse

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Gaël Monfils. Picture: Getty
Gaël Monfils. Picture: Getty


French tennis player Gaël Monfils has revealed that he was the target of a barrage of racist abuse on social media after his second-round exit from the Italian Open this week.

In an Instagram post starting with the warning “watch your eyes”, the world number nine shared a few of the abusive messages that made reference to his skin colour and called him a “loser”.

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