Published: Mon, April 16, 2018
Sport | By Cameron Gross

American Jared Donaldson shouts in face of umpire at Monte Carlo Masters

American Jared Donaldson shouts in face of umpire at Monte Carlo Masters

World number 51 Jared Donaldson confronted an umpire after disagreeing with a call made in his first-round defeat at the Monte Carlo Masters.

The 21-year-old trailed Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-3 3-2 in the first round of the Monte-Carlo Masters as the duo did battle on the clay surface.

Donaldson - the world number 51 - reacted by shouting in Gabas's face before demanding that the supervisor be called, which led to Gabas stating that he was unhappy with Donaldson's "aggressiveness" and a second outburst followed.

He then refused to play the next game until a supervisor was called to the court, claiming "I can call the supervisor whenever I want".

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The strop-thrower continued with his antics and offered his hand to the umpire and goaded him 'Oh I'm sorry, did I hurt your feelings?

Hawkeye did show that the umpire got the call wrong but regardless of whether the decision was right or not, there's no questioning that Donaldson's reaction was completely unacceptable, and he went on to lose the match 6-3 6-3.

American tennis player Jared Donaldson was involved in a angry confrontation with umpire Arnaut Gabas after the Frenchman incorrectly adjudged his opponent's shot to have landed in.

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