Tennis player Ruud was punished for not going to the toilet during a requested break
World number 7 Kasper Ruud was booked during the Masters match in Montreal for not going to the bathroom during his requested break. Now the Norwegian is likely to face a fine for this.
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Norwegian tennis player Kasper Ruud was penalized for taking a so-called bathroom break but not going to the toilet during the third-round match of the ATP Masters Series in Montreal. This is reported by Eurosport.
The Norwegian, ranked seventh in the world, lost the first set “tie-break” to the Spaniard Roberto Bautista-Agut – 6:7 (4:7). After that, he used his right to take a break during which he changed, but did not use the bathroom.
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As a result, Ruudu was cautioned by the referee. According to him, the rules say you can do anything during a “potty” break, except go to the bathroom. “Therefore, according to the rules, it will be a warning,” the referee told the Norwegian.
“And for this warning I will be allocated approximately 3 thousand. Ruud asked the referee. “No idea,” he replied.
The match continues, Ruud also won the second set with a draw – 7:6 (7:4).
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