Today's Monte Carlo Masters saw 21-year-old American Jared Donaldson take serious umbrage with the umpire after a line call during his 6-3, 6-3 loss to Albert Ramos-Vinolas.
During the first round match, Donaldson became convinced that a call had wrongly gone against him and began screaming "there's a mark right here" at the French umpire. When challenged he started to square up to the referee and repeatedly shout 'yes it is.'
— Ardeal (@UnArdeal) April 16, 2018
— Meilleur Bosman (@MeilleurBosman) April 16, 2018
After receiving a code violation, the Tennis pro waited for a supervisor before mockingly saying "aw, I'm sorry I hurt your feelings."
It was his first appearance at the tournament and the reaction has been damning.
Jared Donaldson just yelled in the umpire's face, with veins popping out of his neck. Said the umpire called the wrong mark because "you don't like me!" Supervisor has arrived. Yiiikes.
— Frith🍃 (@pluckyloser) April 16, 2018
Jared Donaldson has gone mad! Shouting in umpires face, he’s convinced ball was out! Replays show it wasnt, he isn’t letting it go pic.twitter.com/TNlDEN7b7K
— Iain Fordyce (@IainFordyce) April 16, 2018
Jared Donaldson goes OFF on umpire Arnaud Gabas, very aggressive from the American.
— Steph Trudel (@TrudelSteph) April 16, 2018