Bonaventure managed through the qualifications to ensure a ticket for the main table of the WTA-tournament in Saint-Petersburg. In the third and final qualifying round took them yesterday in three sets with a 6-7 (3/7), 6-4 and 6-2 of Boulter. This afternoon around 14h, take Bonaventure against the Czech Katerina Siniakova (WTA 38) and what is sure: they marriage shall, after the end haatberichten and threats received. Via Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or even via e-mail. Whether they win or lose.
“I am very good at 2019 started and get this nowadays even more evil messages than before,” says Bonaventure, opposite the RTBF. “In spite of my good results continue to be the threats so but. With my Facebook post, I wanted to my followers to show what a strange world the social media . People can leave messages to send to whoever they want. It is sickly.”Special cases
“Anyone who wants to can reach us via our atletenpagina on for example Twitter or Facebook”, the tennis player continued. “We often receive messages from people wagering on our races. And when they lose money, express their frustrations, arranged in a very rude way. They send insults, death threats, or edited pictures of our body in a coffin, of our heads chopped off and full of blood hanging, or even of our parents who are hanging. Really special things, so.”
Bonaventure, the number 148 on the WTA-ranking, claims that they systematically such messages. “In the beginning it was really shocking for such messages to see it pass and I really took the time to read them. But now I have learned to there is not too much more involved. The threats are not more to read. Because what I also do, such messages follow anyway. I can still handle it, but I am sure that the other players or players much heavier falls.”