World Tennis 19.9.2018 10:16 am

WATCH: Tennis umpire who gave ‘pep talk’ suspended

Swedish official Mohamed Lahyani triggered controversy last month after coming down from his chair to give advice to Kyrgios during the US Open.

The US Open umpire criticised for giving Australia's Nick Kyrgios a pep talk has been hit with a two-week suspension, reports said Tuesday.

WATCH: Tennis umpire who gave ‘pep talk’ suspended
WATCH: Tennis umpire who gave ‘pep talk’ suspended

WATCH: Tennis umpire who gave ‘pep talk’ suspended

Swedish official Mohamed Lahyani triggered controversy last month after coming down from his chair to give advice to Kyrgios during the US Open.

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