Tennys Sandgren was disqualified after simply two video games on the ATP Challenger occasion in North Carolina after he by accident hit a line choose with a ball, moments after he was struck within the groin by a throw from a ball boy.
Sandgren, 30, who was the highest seed on the event, admitted the flip of occasions was “all completely my fault”.
The American was struck by a ball bounced to him as he ready to serve towards compatriot Christopher Eubanks, with the ball boy instantly saying “sorry”.
Sandgren then angrily swatted away the ball, which hit a line choose on the bottom after ricocheting off a fence, incomes him a default.
Sandgren, ranked 103rd on the earth, took to Twitter to clarify: “So tonight I obtained hit within the nuts by a ball child toss with somewhat an excessive amount of mustard, slapped the wayward ball into the fence, which collided with a refs tushy as he was strolling to the opposite facet, leading to a default.”
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He went on so as to add: “And simply to be clear, this was all completely my fault.”
Eventually 12 months’s US Open, Novak Djokovic’s was disqualified for inadvertently hit a line choose within the throat with the ball.