Jordan Thompson indignant, video, loss to Elias Ymer, Washington Open, chair umpire intervenes

Australian tennis participant Jordan Thompson needed to be held again by the chair umpire amid a heated confrontation with Sweden’s Elias Ymer on the Citi Open in Washington on Wednesday.

Thompson, the world No.62, misplaced to Ymer 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 within the opening spherical matchup and misplaced his mood whereas serving to remain within the match at 5-3.

After Thompson hit a drop shot, Ymer scrambled to achieve the ball however Thompson was steadfast it bounced twice earlier than Ymer was capable of attain it, which was adopted by an unforced error from Thompson that handed his opponent the purpose.

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An irate Thompson then fumed on the umpire for not ruling a double bounce, earlier than turning to Ymer and asking: “Are you gonna take that (level)”, which Ymer responded by insisting he “didn’t see it”.

That rally handed Ymer match level, which he transformed to seal the win, which was adopted by an intense change on the web, with the chair umpire having repeatedly placing himself between each gamers in an effort to keep away from escalation.

One report stated Ymer requested the chair umpire to “name police” amid the change, whereas ESPN stories Thompson didn’t attend his post-match press convention.

Ymer will tackle Thompson’s countryman John Millman within the second spherical.

Thompson’s loss capped a nasty day for the Aussies, which included defending champion Nick Kyrgios’ first-round loss.

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