Stefanos Tsitsipas Loses It On Umpire At U.S. Open: “Because You’re French Probably, And You’re All Weirdos!”

Stefanos Tsitsipas has already concluded his time at the U.S. Open in a bizarre, brief run.In the first round, the No. 8-ranked player faced Andrey Rublev, who had just beaten Roger Federer in Cincinnati and made the quarterfinals here two years ago. They’re both 21, and, despite Rublev’s long injury layoff, two of the best…

Stefanos Tsitsipas Loses It On Umpire At U.S. Open: “Because You’re French Probably, And You’re All Weirdos!”

Stefanos Tsitsipas has already concluded his time at the U.S. Open in a bizarre, brief run.In the first round, the No. 8-ranked player faced Andrey Rublev, who had just beaten Roger Federer in Cincinnati and made the quarterfinals here two years ago. They’re both 21, and, despite Rublev’s long injury layoff, two of the best young players going. It was an appealing duel.Tsitsipas and Rublev played at absurdly high level through the second and third sets, which both ended in tiebreaks. Tsitsipas tends to maintain a steady banter with his dad/coach, Apostolos, and during this span, umpire Damien Dumusois hit the player with a code violation for coaching. (Patrick Mourat
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