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Tennis great Pam Shriver calls for end of coaches

American tennis great Pam Shriver wants the sport’s governing bodies to do more to prevent coaches

Shriver said added layers or protection should be applied to all levels of the sport and called

"The WTA is dedicated to ensuring a safe environment across the tour," a spokeswoman for the organization

"Safeguarding requires vigilance, and we are continuing to invest in education, training and resources to improve our

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Shriver’s latest remarks come months after French tennis player Fiona Ferro accused her former coach of

Ferro made the accusations against Pierre Bouteyre in a social media post in September

Victoria Azarenka also spoke out about the manipulation and exploitation of young players by coaches

because we see those vulnerable young ladies that (are) getting taken advantage of in different situations