Sports Karolina Pliskova lashes out on umpire's chair in shocking tantrum

06:30  17 may  2018
06:30  17 may  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Former world number one Karolina Pliskova is facing a hefty punishment after smashing her racquet on the umpire ’ s chair in an irate outburst over an incorrect call in the second round of the WTA Italian Open.

Nick Kyrgios lashes out at chair umpire . No. 21 Ekaterina Makarova of Russia reaches for a ball against No. 9 Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic during their third round match that Makarova won.

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Former world number one Karolina Pliskova is facing a hefty punishment after smashing her racquet on the umpire’s chair in an irate outburst over an incorrect call in the second round of the WTA Italian Open.

With the game in the balance on Pliskova’s serve at 6-3, 3-6, 5-5 (30/30), an oversight from the umpire and line judge led the Czech to give up a costly break point that helped see Greece’s Maria Sakkari claim victory.

Both adjudicators couldn’t find the mark on an overhead shot that, on replays, appeared to obviously squeeze into the court.

A hot-tempered argument made no progress in her bid to overturn the decision as the sixth seeded Czech went on to lose the game on unfortunate circumstances.

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Nick Kyrgios lashes out at chair umpire . No. 21 Ekaterina Makarova of Russia reaches for a ball against No. 9 Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic during their third round match that Makarova won.

Former world number one Karolina Pliskova is facing a hefty punishment after smashing her racquet on the umpire ’ s chair in an irate outburst over an incorrect call in the second round of the WTA Italian Open.

After both women met each other at the net, Pliskova refused to shake the umpire’s hands before bashing a noticeable hole in the umpire’s chair as the crowd and Sakkari watched on in shock.

Pliskova’s twin sister Kristyna, who is also a professional player, threw her support behind her sibling by calling out the horrendous umpire decision.

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