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King disqualified


King disqualified

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IF ONLY DARIAN KING could have back his last swing of the racquet.

Barbados’ top-ranked tennis player probably just suffered his most regrettable moment as a pro earlier this week, having been disqualified from a match and reportedly fined for accidentally hitting a lineswoman during an ATP Challenger event in Virginia.

Down a set and 5-2 in the second-set tiebreak of a first-round match against Edward Corrie, the world No. 310 briefly lost his temper subsequent to losing a point and threw his racquet in disgust against the tarpaulin behind his baseline.

Rather unfortunately though, the racquet glanced off the tarp to hit the lineswoman in her back, leading the official to crumple to the ground in apparent pain.

Please read the full story in today’s DAILY NATION, or in the eNATION edition.