Tennis participant Damir Dzumhur faces disciplinary probe, fined for strolling off court docket
Dzumhur, who reached a career-high rating of twenty third in 2018, was serving at 5-5, 40-40 within the opening set in opposition to Botic van de Zandschulp when a forehand from his Dutch opponent was known as in by the road decide.
Dzumhur approached the chair umpire asking for the decision to be overruled however to no avail after which misplaced his cool. He subsequently misplaced the service sport to path 6-5.
An infuriated Dzumhur continued remonstrating with the chair umpire throughout the change of ends and acquired a code violation. After returning to court docket he once more mentioned one thing to the umpire throughout the subsequent sport and acquired some extent penalty.
The world No. 125 then walked off the court docket, threw his racquet on his bag and touched fists with Van de Zandschulp signaling his intention to cease enjoying.
Whereas de Zandschulp walked away together with his bag, Dzumhur had a dialogue with the event supervisor however continued to talk angrily with the chair umpire.
“In a second spherical qualifying match in Acapulco, Damir Dzumhur acquired two code violations for unsportsmanlike conduct, and his failure to proceed the match resulted in a default,” the ATP mentioned in an announcement.
“Along with a complete superb of $6,500, Dzumhur forfeits the second spherical qualifying prize cash of $5,280.
“Following the penalties issued on-site, an extra investigation will probably be initiated beneath the Participant Main Offence provision beneath ATP Guidelines,” the lads’s governing physique added.