Radwanska calls for more roofs at Wimbledon

Agnieszka Radwanska has urged the All England Club to build more roofs on its courts after a second day of rain wreaked havoc on the order of play once again. 

Radwanska was supposed to play her first round match against Kateryna Kozlova on Court 2 on Tuesday, but due to the bad weather, it was suspended until Wednesday morning and moved under the roof of Centre Court.

With the rain already having caused delays at the third grand slam of the year, Radwanska believes that the All England Club would benefit if they were to build more roofs.

“Yes, of course, especially in the beginning of the tournament, we have so many matches, the draw is big,” she told reporters. “I know it’s [a] big thing to build a roof.  It’s not easy.  But, of course, more roofs, better.”

Despite her match being delayed, the third seed looked in impeccable form and unleashed a number of stylish crouched forehands, which led Russia’s Svetlana Kuznetsova to laud Radwanska as one of the most creative players on the tour.

“It’s very nice to hear I can create something in tennis that is entertaining,” the Pole said. “This is always the way I played since I remember.

“I always enjoy having those kind of comments, that they like watching my tennis, my game, always trying to mix it up everything on court.

“I cannot really play that powerful tennis like the others, so that’s the way I play.”

Radwanska will face Ana Konjuh in the second round on Thursday, but she is hoping that her match will avoid clashing with Poland’s Euro 2016 quarter-final against Portugal.

“I wish I had a free day,” she said. “Hopefully I will play before 8pm.”

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