London — Seven Major champion Matt Willander at the time said he had never seen anything like a flammable atmosphere during the clash between Nick Kirgios and Stefanos Chichipas' Wimbledon, making the umpire harsh on the player's misconduct. I called.
Australian maverick Kirgios knocked out the fourth seed Greek Chichipas on Saturday.
Kirgios was warned to swear and continued to talk to the referee, but Chichipas became restless and frustrated by the crowd, hitting the ball and approaching the default before his opponent. I tried to hit with a smash.
"Is it interesting? Yes. Do you pay homage? No," Wilander told Eurosport. "Is tennis sometimes great? It's incredible because both players are very good players, and Kirgios is very talented.
" I've seen something like that No. To be honest, I don't want to see anything like that, because I don't think we want to advertise in tennis. I don't want to advertise it as entertainment.
"We want to advertise it as exciting and educational, but this is probably what people want to see. To be honest, I don't know if I'm a big fan. "
In April, the male governing body ATP warned players in an internal memo. Authorities have been instructed to take a stricter stance against illegal activity in court, while the Code of Conduct for such violations will also be reviewed.
27-year-old Kyrgios received multiple heavy fines this year and in the past and spit in the direction of the spectators during a match against the British wildcard Paul. I received a $ 10,000 fine. Jab.
A $ 4,000 fine for Saturday's abuse was added to the Kirgios tally, and organizers said on Sunday that Tsitsipas was fined $ 10,000 for offending a tennis ball.
After the meeting, Tsitsipas labeled Kyrgios as a "teaser" with an "evil side" in his character. Australians, meanwhile, called the claim "soft," adding that Greeks have "serious problems."
Former French open runner-up Alex Corretja previously told Eurosport: Respect must be paid between the player and the referee of the chair.
"The referee must say," I'm my boss and you can't just do what you like. " We love games. We love entertainment, but we also need to respect the conditions a bit. (Report by Sudipto Ganguly, edited by Ed Osmond and Clare Fallon)