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Francis Tiafoe ‘went crazy’ at Davis Cup: demanded repeat points until eliminated, broke racket



Angry, in his opinion a point worth repeating, American Francis Tiafoe exploded in the Davis Cup final, giving away the key to the match against the Netherlands.

Francis Tiafoe 11th in ATP rankings, lost in duel davis cup before the dutch Talon Greekspool (24°) in the most unexpected way possible.

In the third set tie-break, the Europeans’ serve, which was initially said to be bad, was overturned by the “eagle’s eye,” giving the North Americans a match point.

Incredibly, Tiafoe asked the referee to repeat the point. Greekspool had four match points remaining in their favor and were close to clinching their victory over the United States.

Following the referee’s refusal, the world No. 11 argued to the end. with the tournament referee However, the decision was irreversible and four match points had to be reversed if the team wanted to survive the series.

In the end, Francis Tiafoe smashed his racket into the court and destroyed it, earning him a penalty point, resulting in I lost my matches and keys .

It is worth noting that in the first turn, Botik Van in Sandschulp (68th place) lost tommy paul (13th) Won 7-6(2), 6-2.

Meanwhile, doubles softened North America’s defeat. Austin Krycek and Rajeev Ram (6-7(5), 7-6(3), 6-3).

In Group D of the Davis Cup, the Netherlands leads with two wins, followed by the United States (1 win, 1 loss), Finland and Croatia, who have lost their first key points.

Source: Biobiochile

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