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2009-06-14 18:20:16

International tennis officials are considering whether to make unseemly on-court grunting an offense serious enough to warrant match-altering penalties. The Sunday Times of London reported that some say persistent grunters are hurting the sport. Already, officials can award a point against grunting players if they are deemed to have hindered an opponent.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.