Ajla tomljanovic other Jelena Ostapenko had a big discussion during their match in the third round of Wimbledon, where the former managed a comeback 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 to seal the classification to the round of 16.
Tomljanovic accused Ostapenko of faking an injury as the latter trailed 4-0 in the crucial third set.
“You know she is lying” Tomljanovic he told the referee.
Ostapenko call Tomljanovic “Worst player on tour” before accusing her of disrespect.
“If you think I’m faking, you can talk to the physical therapist.” Ostapenko indicated.
“Your behavior is terrible. You have no respect.”
Ostapenko expressed his frustration at his opponent’s attitude during his post-match press conference.
“That’s why I said a very bad player for this behavior.” Ostapenko saying. “You’re winning, but that doesn’t mean you can do whatever you want.
“It was very disrespectful of him, because he knows nothing about the injury. Everyone is an athlete and everyone can have an injury.
“She can’t say anything unless she knows something, and she’s not me, so she can’t feel the pain.
“I’m the one feeling the pain. I really felt like I needed the physical therapist.”
For his part Tomljanovic insisted after the game that Ostapenko He faked his injury to break his rhythm on the crucial set.
“She can tell she was hurt”, Tomljanovic saying.
“I don’t think it was. I think it was a clear reason why she wanted to take me out of my game. As for the game, there was nothing wrong with her.
“I think it is shameful behavior from someone who is [Grand] Champion of coup. If she was hurt, she could have done it in a better way. “