The No. 1 in Russian women's tennis, Daria Kasatkina, currently 12th in the world, announced that she was in a relationship with a person of the same sex in an interview published on Monday where she denounced the prevalent homophobia in Russia.
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"It's difficult and there's no point in staying in the closet for a long time," she says in this interview published on the channel of a Youtubeur, Vitia Kravchenko, and in which she says she currently has a girlfriend.
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