a referee error outrages the world of tennis

a referee error outrages the world of tennis
a referee error outrages the world of tennis

Stefanos Tsitsipas won in a real great game Jannik Sinner and will play the final of the Monte Carlo Masters 1000 after battling for more than two and a half hours with the Italian to take the game by 6-4, 3-6 and 6-4.

Beyond the indisputable excellent level that the Greek showed to leave behind the best tennis player of the moment on the circuit, there was a specific play that aroused a lot of controversy because it could have tipped the match in favor of Sinner in the decisive third set, especially given that in the face of extreme parity any detail could tip the balance to one side or the other.

Stefanos Tsitsipas served with the match 1-3 and advantage for Sinner to break the Greek’s serve for the second time in the set and go up 4-1. The Greek’s shot was clearly wide but the chair umpire did not see it that way and the point continued. Then the play was reviewed and the point was disputed again but finally the game went to the Greek and as if it were little punishment for the Italian, then He began to feel discomfort in his right leg.

Masters 1000 Monte Carlo: Sinner suffers from the umpire and an untimely injury

Jannik Sinner had staged a great comeback and had turned around the initial advantage of Tsitsipas, who scored the first set. The Italian won the second set and was placed with 4-2 in the third. With victory within reach. However, Suddenly, he started to walk badly. To stretch the right leg. She lowered her level and asked for the physiotherapist’s assistance.

The doctor treated the player’s right leg in the 4-3 exchange, but with the serve for the transalpine. He seemed recovered, but nothing was the same. Despite his resistance, he lost his serve and Tsitsipas equalized the set and the match. He smelled blood and took advantage of it.

Sinner could not hide the illness. He felt cramps. She stopped moving with the necessary ease as Tsitsipas emerged. The Greek is not one to waste situations, as he intends to amend an irregular course far from the expectations created.

The former number three in the world won the match after two hours and 39 minutes, and will play again for the Monte Carlo title that he already won in 2021 and 2022. He will do so against the winner of the match between the number one of the world, the Serbian and the Norwegian Casper Ruud.

Stefanos Tsitsipas greets Jannik Sinner after the semi-final of the Monte Carlo Masters 1000.

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The Greek was the author of the Sinner’s second loss of the seasonthe best player on the circuit so far this year and who reached the semifinal with twenty-five wins and only one loss, against the Spanish Carlos Alcaraz.

Sinner’s peak in Monte Carlo continues to be the semifinals, as happened last year, when he lost to Holger Rune. This time, in the same instance, it was Tsitsipas who stopped him.

The tennis player from San Cándido, winner for now of the Australian Open, the Rotterdam tournament and the Miami Masters 1,000, He lost a game he had won in his hand.

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