Karolina Pliskova Hits Umpire's Chair With Racket After Loss

SEE IT Tennis champ bashes umpire’s chair with racquet after linesperson calls her shot out

World tennis number five Karolina Pliskova faces a fine or possible suspension after smashing her racket into the umpire's chair following a defeat.

With the deciding set even at 5-5, Pliskova had a shot that was wrongly called out by a linesperson. Pliskova argued but the call ultimately stood even though replay clearly showed Pliskova's ball catching the line.

Once the match ended, Pliskova shook hands with her opponent but when it came time for her to acknowledge the umpire, she instead raised her racket and slammed it into the umpire's chair at least twice before walking off the court.

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A hot-tempered argument made no progress in her bid to overturn the decision as the sixth seeded Czech went on to lose the game on unfortunate circumstances.

Pliskova had 41 unforced errors in the match, more than her 32 winners.

Pliskova's error on the ensuing rally allowed Sakkari to serve for the match and the 22-year-old converted - which is when the Czech really let loose.

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