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Heather Watson penalised for swearing in Wimbledon doubles defeat

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Heather Watson penalised for swearing in Wimbledon doubles defeat

Watson and Maria have been overwhelmed in two hours 34 minutes
Wimbledon 2018 on the BBC
Venue: All England Membership, Wimbledon Dates: 2-15 July
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Heather Watson was docked some extent for swearing as she and Tatjana Maria misplaced 3-6 7-6 (7-5) 6-Four to Katerina Siniakova and Barbora Krejcikova within the ladies’s doubles final eight.

The 26-year-old British quantity two branded a line decide “pathetic” for reporting her to the umpire.

It adopted an earlier warning for hitting the ball off the courtroom.

However Jamie Murray stayed on track to defend his blended doubles title with new accomplice Victoria Azarenka.

Scotsman Murray and former singles world primary Azarenka moved into the quarter-finals with a 7-6 (8-6) 6-3 win over Matwe Middelkoop and Johanna Larsson.

Murray misplaced in 5 units within the males’s doubles quarter-finals with Bruno Soares on Tuesday however he and Belarusian Azarenka overcame the 12th seeds in an hour and 20 minutes.

Watson, who misplaced within the blended doubles on Tuesday, mentioned after her defeat towards the third seeds: “I requested all people behind me out loud, ‘What did you hear me say?’ And all people mentioned ‘silly’.

“I simply suppose it is actually pathetic. It is like there isn’t any level in it. You’ve got folks in all completely different languages swearing always on a regular basis.

“I simply mentioned ‘silly’, no person heard anything and I simply suppose it’s actually unhealthy.

“I feel it’s a poor alternative from him. It is simply unfair. In that scenario you are not telling folks off when they’re swearing in Czech or Spanish or no matter.

“It is actually like a snitch operating to the entrance of the category saying, ‘I heard her say this!’ I feel it’s so silly. It’s. I can not even clarify.”

BBC Sport – Tennis

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