It was not the best outcome. Or at least the one he expected for his second round match against Novak Djokovic. Frances Tiafoe, after falling 3-6, 7-6 (3), 6-7 (2) and 6-3 broke out in anger against Dumusois, the chair umpire who applied a warning for excess time and made him serve directly with his second serve at a delicate moment in the game.
One of the criticisms expressed by the American was about the new brand singing system, which is done through an electronic system. “I hate it. I can not stand. Even Novak himself laughed when on one occasion, he clearly drew long. On another occasion, I took the body out and his rest came out as well and did not ring. From then on, the game got complicated for me, “he assured at a press conference.
But his discharge did not end there, but he also charged the chair umpire for the controversial warning at the end of the match. “On the net, Novak shook my hand and said, ‘I’m sorry.’ I know, I’m glad you recognized it, but this is something that needs to be discussed. We should have more time (to find the towels). Especially in a field as big as Laver. I have to go there, grab the towel, and then go up to the line and pick the balls after a long point. I’m not going to run to look for her, do you understand? “
To close, the American made a self-criticism in which he also He shot at the authorities: “Could I have taken it differently? Yes. But that broke me. I’m battling against the number 1 in the world and he doesn’t need that kind of help.”