Tennis 2021: Astra Sharma, umpire, forgets score, Guilia Gatto-Monticone, loss, Ellen Perez, Colombia
Rising Aussie tennis player Astra Sharma has been taught a brutal lesson in Colombia after an umpire forgot the score to her opponent’s benefit.
Rising Australian tennis star Astra Sharma has been bundled out of the Copa Colsanitas in Colombia after a major umpiring blunder cost her a game and started her slide to a loss.
Sharma, who was ranked 134 in the world before the loss has seen her slide 29 places to 163 on the live WTA rankings, was had the game stolen in the third set of her match with Italian Giulia Gatto-Monticone in a 4-6 7-5 6-1 result.
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It was 1-all in the third set with Sharma…