Coco Gauff calls for Video Review system in tennis following controversial decision during French Open defeat to Iga Świątek | News World


Coco Gauff has called for tennis to universally implement a Video Review system after she was reduced to tears following a controversial decision made by the umpire in her French Open semifinal defeat to Iga Świątek.

With Gauff leading 2-1 in the second set, a line judge called her return of serve “out” but the umpire overruled the decision. The American then argued the line judge’s call impacted her shot, but the umpire disagreed.

A tearful Gauff regained her composure to break Świątek’s serve but went on to lose 6-2 6-4 to the World No. 1.

“Tennis is the only sport where not only we don’t have the VR system, but a lot of times the decisions are made by one person. In other sports there are usually multiple refs making a decision,” Gauff told reporters.

“I know the US Open brought…


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