Bad episode today occurred in the ATP 500 tournament in Barcelona. The expert and strong tennis player Fabio Fognini, during the match against the Spaniard Zapata Miralles, was disqualified for having uttered insulting sentences against the Chair Umpire.
The match hadn't started well at all for the blue who lost the first set without practically entering the court, yielding with a clear 6-0. The second set started on the same wavelength, the Spaniard immediately flew away at 3-0, but Fabio managed to react by taking it to 4-4.
The Italian was disqualified, however, for an unpronounceable insult against the chair umpire and at the end of the match he went away like this:
In the othere matches of today, Rafael Nadal, Andrey Rublev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Felix Auger-Aliassime and Alex De Minaur qualified for the third round of the Spanish event.
Fabio Fognini 🇮🇹 es descalificado por abuso verbal del #BCNOpenBS
El italiano caía ante Bernabé Zapata 🇪🇸 por 6-0, 4-4 en el momento de la decisión.