Ryan Harrison has expelled an allegation of racism made against him by kindred American tennis player Donald Young as false.
Harrison beat Young 6-3 7-6 (7-4) in their first-round match at the New York Open ATP Tour occasion on Monday night.
He composed on Twitter: “I’m stunned and baffled, Ryan Harrison, to hear you disclose to me how you truly feel about me as a dark tennis player amidst our NY coordinate.
“I thought this should be a comprehensive courteous fellow’s game.”
Harrison reacted to the assertion on Twitter 45 minutes after the fact, demanding he had done nothing incorrectly at all.
The 25-year-old stated: “The allegations made by Donald Young today around evening time following our match are completely false. I’m to a great degree baffled that somebody would state this in response to a lost tennis match.
“Any video/sound will 100% clear me and I energize anybody with the accessible assets to discover it.”
Harrison, the competition’s No 6 seed, faces Croatia’s Ivo Karlovic in the second round on Wednesday.