Daniil Medvedev the finalist at the Australian Open, was fined. In Friday’s high-octane semi-final. For an outburst against the umpire. Which was a win over Stefanos Tsitsipas. Stefanos himself was also penalized for illegal coaching.
The organisers of the tournament, Tennis Australia on Saturday said, In all for violation of 24 code. A$69,000 in fines have been handed out, compared with just A$9,500. Which was against five players in the women’s competition.
Medvedev was fined a combined A$12,000. Because of dropping serve late in 2nd set. For violations of two codes, which were audible obscenity and unsportsmanlike conduct.
The world number two will play against Rafael Nadal at Melbourne Park, on Sunday. While alleging Stefano Tsitsipas, he lost his temper. Tsitsipas was receiving in-match coaching from his father. Which was illegal and told Campistol he was a “small cat” after face losing in the second set.
The Greek, during the defeat on his four sets, received a warning for coaching. He for the offence was fined A$5,000 and with the further addition of A$8,0000. For two similar offences earlier.
Medvedev was issued with fines for matching those meted out Denis Shapovalov of Canada. During the quarter-final against Rafael Nadal, he mentioned officials as corrupt at one stage.