Australian Open: CoCo Vandeweghe fined for expletive-laden outburst

Updated: Jan 20, 2018, 12:46 IST | Agencies

CoCo Vandeweghe was slapped with the largest fine at the Australian Open so far for her expletive-laden outburst directed at Timea Babos in the first round

CoCo Vandeweghe
CoCo Vandeweghe

CoCo Vandeweghe was slapped with the largest fine at the Australian Open so far for her expletive-laden outburst directed at Timea Babos in the first round. As the 10th seed was dumped out at the first hurdle on Monday, she also at one stage copped a code violation for delaying play to eat a banana. Organisers fined her US$10,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct for the verbals, which were followed immediately by the slamming of the fiery American's racquet into the court. Her going bananas, however, went without further sanction.

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