20-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer of Switzerland has been fined $ 3000, ie, Rs 1.5 lakh for utilizing foul language in the course of the Australian Open quarterfinal match. The event organizer has given this info on Wednesday.
Federer reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open on Tuesday, beating American Tennis Sandgren 6-3, 2-6, 2-6, 7-6 (8), 6-Three in a five-set match. <! –
Federer was profitable in reaching the semi-finals for the 15th time on this event.
Marianna Veljovich of Serbia was the chair umpire on this match performed at Road Laver Arena. Mariana warned Federer to make use of the improper phrases in the course of the match. After successful the primary set, Federer misplaced the second set after which fell behind within the third set.
After this, he misplaced his mood and uttered soiled phrases which the road umpire standing close to him overheard and complained to the chair umpire. After this, umpire Mariana warned Federer.