Ymer disqualified from Lyon Open after smashing gap in umpire’s chair – video | Sport

Mikael Ymer was disqualified from the Lyon Open after furiously smashing his racket into the umpire’s chair. The Swede was enjoying Frenchman Arthur Fils within the spherical of 16 when his surprising outburst occurred. At 6-5 down within the opening set, Ymer argued with the Portuguese umpire, Rogerio Santos, over a line name and misplaced his mood, breaking his racket and leaving a gap within the aspect of the chair.

Having initially advised a match official he would pay the ensuing high-quality, Ymer – who’s at the moment ranked a career-high world No 51, was advised there was ‘no selection’ however to disqualify him. Fils will play Félix Auger-Aliassime within the quarter-finals.

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