Roger Federer loses cool after feud with chair umpire in win over Marin Cilic-Sports activities Information , Alenz
Federer was handed a time violation at 1-3 down within the for taking too lengthy between factors. ‘I do not even dare to go my towel anymore,’ he mentioned to umpire Emmanuel Joseph. The Swiss ace misplaced the set earlier than salvaging the match.
Paris: Roger Federer turned entangled in a uncommon operating dispute with a chair umpire on Thursday earlier than safely securing his place within the French Open final 32.
Federer noticed off Marin Cilic for the tenth time in 11 conferences, profitable 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (7/4), 6-2 however solely after a second set bust-up with umpire Emmanuel Joseph.
The 20-time Grand Sam title winner was handed a time violation at 1-3 down within the for taking too lengthy between factors.
“I do not even dare to go my towel anymore,” he mentioned to Joseph.
Federer, the oldest man within the draw at 39, misplaced his cool and the set earlier than recovering to defeat former World No 3 Cilic.
Former US Open winner Cilic was additionally handed a time warning late within the third set.
Taking part in in solely his second French Open since 2015, Federer goes on to face Germany’s Dominik Koepfer for a spot within the final 16.
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