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The chair umpire had to call security for fear of Camila Giorgi's father in the match against Sara Sorribes | WTA 1000 Rome

Sara Sorribes took the victory in a marathon match against Camila Giorgi at the Masters 1000 in Rome to get into the second round. Although the intense fight between the two tennis players for about four hours was not the only surprising thing in the match. The chair umpire was forced to call security for fear of the Italian tennis player’s father. From Madrid, tennis has moved to Rome, where they and they will compete this week. Although the public will not occupy the stands until the round of the last 16, it has already been possible to experience a heated atmosphere in the facilities of the Foro Italico. It was this Monday during the first round meeting of the WTA 1000 in Rome between the Spanish Sara Sorribes and the Italian Camila Giorgi, invited by the organization. ✨ 🆕 longest match of the year! ✨ @ sara_sorribes fights back to claim a lengthy three-set match once again! # IBI21 – wta (@WTA) May 10, 2021 The match was so close that it touched the four hours of meeting, making it the longest match to date this season. Sorribes took an epic victory in three sets, (7-6 (4), 6-7 (7) and 7-5) to seal the ticket and move on in the Italian capital, where Sabalenka, champion of Madrid, is already waiting There was no lack of intensity on the court, but the tension was lived beyond the court itself. In the stands, the father of the young Italian tennis player, Sergio Giorgi, took charge of putting pressure and got closer and closer to the chair umpire, who did not hesitate to notify security. Omg, the umpire asked for someone to be around her because she’s afraid of Giorgi’s father because he’s mad. This is insane! – LorenaPopa 🕵️‍♀️🎾 (@popalorena) May 10, 2021 «Is it possible for someone to come?Giorgi’s father is very angry and I would like someone to be here, “said Lara Morgane, chair judge, over the walkie-talkie to the organization. She was quite nervous, while the tennis player’s father did not lose sight of her. An unfortunate episode that could cost Camila’s father – and coach – Sergio Giorgi a sanction, which could leave him off the field for a season.

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