Tennis star Denis Shapovalov tells crowd to 'shut the f--- up' at Italian Open

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Tennis star Denis Shapovalov got a little heated at the Italian Open on Monday. During his opening round match versus Italian Lorenzo Sonego, Shapovalov yelled “shut the f— up” at the crowd after fans ended up being dissatisfied with his conduct towards the chair umpire.

In the 2nd set versus Sonego, Shapovalov was offered a point charge since he had actually crossed the internet on numerous events. Following that charge, the Canadian tennis star lost his cool.

“I was just showing you the mark,” Shapovalov yelled at the umpire.

A competition authorities needed to intervene in an effort to diffuse the circumstance.

The umpire notified Shapovalov “that’s just the rule,” and he reacted by stating, “No it’s not, it’s stupid.”

Shapovalov continued to yell at the umpire which’s when fans started to voice their annoyance by booing him. Shapovalov, who is ranked as the No. 16 gamer on the planet, then yelled the obscenity towards the crowd.

Eventually, Shapovalov dropped the 2nd set 6-3, however did rebound to take a 6-3 triumph in the 3rd set to win the match. The 23-year-old star will be back on the court in the Round of 32 at the Italian Open.



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