El impactante juego de salida durante el desempate del quinto set cuando Fokina no pudo devolver el balón. He responded by hitting another ball out of play and was issued a point penalty for ball abuse by chair umpire Carlos Ramos.
Fokina stood on the court in disbelief after Vesely was given an automatic point as it was the Spaniard’s second code violation of the match – ending the grueling second-round contest.
“No estoy de acuerdo con eso. That’s crazy… what a lousy way to end it,” John McEnroe said on ESPN’s broadcast.
When Ramos made the match-ending call, Fokina questioned the ruling, saying his two citations were for different infractions – the earlier one had been for an audible obscenity.
sin embargo, two such violations during one match result in a point being awarded to the opponent.
According to Yahoo Sports, Ramos is the same umpire who called Serena Williams for three code violations at the 2018 NOSOTROS. Abierto, prompting the tennis legend to accuse him of sexism.
Vesely moves on to face 30th-seeded Tommy Paul of the United States in the third round.
The Associated Press contribuyó a este informe..