Ernests Gulbis misplaced his cool throughout an ATP Challenger occasion the place he confronted Nikolas Sanchez Izquierdo in a Spherical of 32 matches.
The Latvian tennis professional, Ernests Gulbis did not get his second serve proper throughout the seventh recreation of the primary set which was tantalizingly poised at 3-3 and 40-30 in favor of his opponent. After shedding an important level and the sport, Gulbis hurled his racket within the air and let loose some expletives earlier than storming towards his chair.
“”F* this f**** occasion,” stated a annoyed Gulbis after conceding the sport.
Fortunately, the racket didn’t harm anybody. The previous world No. 10 managed to calm himself all the way down to win the set and the next one as effectively to progress via to the spherical of 16. The eventual scoreline was 7-6, 6-4 in favor of the veteran.
Ernests Gulbis needed to give a walkover to the 25-year-old tennis star Muller in the midst of the second set. Gulbis misplaced the primary set 3-6 and was trailing the second set 0-2 when he needed to pull out.
Gulbis got here into the event on the again of some good type as he reached the finals of the Zug Challenger earlier than shedding to Dominic Stephan Stricker.