Noise over grunting cranks up once again after crowd mocks Aryna Sabalenka

  • Screams after every shot draw ire of Melbourne Park crowd
  • ‘You get used to it,’ says opponent Ashleigh Barty

The familiar debate over on-court decibel levels has resurfaced after the Belarusian player, Aryna Sabalenka, drew mockery from the Melbourne Park crowd on Tuesday night during her first-round Australian Open defeat to home hope Ashleigh Barty.

The 19-year-old from Minsk was her usual vocal self from the outset on Rod Laver Arena and the partisan crowd let their displeasure known by imitating her shrieks in between points.

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Source: theguardian
Noise over grunting cranks up once again after crowd mocks Aryna Sabalenka