The ATP and WTA have informed all their players in a memo sent to both those involved and support team members that the FBI will be present at the BNP Masters in Indian Wells in order to monitor social media abuse aimed at players
Recently players such as Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens have spoken about this, Stephens saying she received over 2,000 messages of abuse after the US Open 2021
There will now be the presence of the FBI to monitor and also address the subject with the tournament due to start Thursday 7 October with the finals Sunday, 17 October.
.Keys, the current World No. 48 has spoken out stating the parent companies are not doing enough to address the situation of online abuse received over social media.
US Open winner Emma Raducanu has today posted a picture of herself at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden