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ALEXANDER ZVEREV THROWN OUT OF MEXICAN OPEN FOR UNSPORTSMANLIKE CONDUCT

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World number three, Alexander Zverez has been thrown out of the Mexican Open after “unsportsmanlike conduct” that saw him attack the umpire’s chair at the end of a doubles match in Acapulco.


Germany’s Zverez argued with the umpire during the decisive tie-break as he and Marcelo Melo lost 6-2 4-6 10-6 to Lloyd Glasspool and Harri Heliovaara


Zverez, who was the defending champion in the singles event, struck the umpire’s chair several times with his racquet.
Meanwhile, his opponent Peter Gojowczyk has been given a walkover into the third round.

Written by: Oluwapelumi Tutugbuwa

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