London: Tennis authorities will tackle the perennial problem of grunting players - but it could take years to turn down the volume.
So do not throw the earplugs away quite yet and if your daughter is a four-year-old tennis prodigy, make sure she keeps the noise down.
Talks are underway to arm umpires with handheld "grunt-o-meters" on court, so that they can assess how loud shrieks are.
Such devices are unlikely to be introduced anytime soon but the wheels have been set in motion so that future generations of tennis fans do not have to put up with that problem....more
02:30 PM, Jun 29, 2012