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Grrr! Karolina Pliskova bashes her way into list of notable tennis meltdowns

3 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Karolina Pliskova lost her temper and took it out on the umpire's chair. But she's hardly the first player to have an epic on-court meltdown.
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Middle finger, Twitter anger after top player's racket meltdown

Middle finger, Twitter anger after top player's racket meltdown

3 days ago   |   By New York Post

It did not stop at the vicious racket smashing. Karolina Pliskova smashed a hole in a startled umpire's chair Wednesday after losing to Maria Sakkari in the Italian Open second round. Official Marta Mrozinska ruled the world No 5's overhead was out, leaving her fuming before going on to lose the final set. Replays would show...
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Furious Karolina Pliskova attacks tennis umpire's chair at Italian Open

3 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Enraged world No 5 smashes hole with racket Czech upset by line call at tournament in Rome World No 5 Karolina Pliskova lost her cool over a line call and bashed a hole into the umpire's chair with her racket after suffering a 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 defeat by Maria Sakkari in the Italian Open second round.
Pliskova had argued heatedly with umpire Marta Mrozinska after her smash was called out when serving at 30-30 and 5-5 in the final set, and her Greek opponent won the game before serving out the match. Related: Konta brushes aside Hsieh in Rome to avenge French Open defeat
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Karolina Plíšková damages umpire's chair in tantrum - video

3 days ago   |   By The Guardian

The former tennis world number one Karolina Plíšková took her frustration out on the umpire's chair after her defeat to Greece's Maria Sakkari. Plíšková had argued with the umpire, Marta Mrozinksa, earlier in the match. Furious Karolina Pliskova attacks tennis umpire's chair at Italian Open
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Italian Open: Karolina Pliskova attacks umpire's chair after defeat

3 days ago   |   By BBC

Former world number one Karolina Pliskova attacks the umpire's chair with her racquet following a controversial defeat by Maria Sakkari at the Italian Open.
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