Nadal's coach complains about umpire; Srebotnik-Zimonjic win mixed doubles
June 9, 2006
PARIS (AP) -- Rafael Nadal's uncle and coach, Toni, complained about the officiating of his nephew's French Open semifinal Friday, calling chair umpire Carlos Ramos "horrible."
Ramos warned Nadal for taking too much time between points during his three-set victory over Ivan Ljubicic.
"He was hurrying him all the time. A horrible attitude," Toni Nadal said.
The coach also said Ramos told Carlos Costa, the player's agent, to be quiet after Costa yelled encouragement during the match
"In my opinion, the umpire was totally incorrect. He was constantly trying to provoke our side, throwing us looks," Toni Nadal said.
This is the reason most of the umpires do not have the guts to say anything.......