Athletes are passionate people, and when something doesn’t go their way, they tend to get upset with officials.
We saw this on Thursday with 27th-ranked Serbian tennis player Viktor Troicki when he fell out of Wimbledon against the lower-ranked Albert Ramos-Vinolas.
In the fifth set, with Vinolas serving, the umpire awarded Vinolas an ace that Troicki clearly didn’t agree with.
That’s when Troicki grabbed the ball from the ball boy’s hands, stormed up to the umpire and began shouting, “Look at it!” He appeared to be trying to prove a point about where the ball landed.
Troicki then reportedly hit the ball out of the court and resumed play, losing one point later.
He continued his rant afterward, screaming at the umpire and saying “you’re the worst ever.”
He continued, calling the umpire an “idiot.”
It was a bad look for Troicki and he will likely face some kind of punishment for losing it.
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