American tennis player Jared Donaldson confronts umpire in heated Monte Carlo exchange

Elias Hubbard
April 17, 2018

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

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.

Donaldson, who was unseeded, squared up to Gabas in unsavory scenes when he insisted a Ramos-Vinolas serve was out during the second set of his 6-3, 6-3 loss. There's a mark right here next to the ball!'

Donaldson thought the serve was out and pointed to the ground, shouting, "There's a mark right here", and then screaming the same words inches from the face of French chair umpire Arnaud Gabas.

Eventually, a decision was taken to award Ramos-Vinolas the point and he went on to put Donaldsen to the sword on a scoreline of 6-3 6-3, with the latter was also handed a code violation.

Following a brief exchange, Donaldson laughed and said, "Ah, I'm sorry".

Let us remember the wobbler of all wobblies that Serena Williams threw in 2009.

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