Tennis star Ugo Humbert forgets to bring rackets to Wimbledon match

Frenchman was imagined to play in opposition to third seed Casper Ruud

Ugo Humbert had 90 minutes to fill earlier than his delayed Wimbledon match in opposition to Casper Ruud on Wednesday however it nonetheless wasn’t sufficient to pack correctly as he turned up at Quantity Two Courtroom lacking a significant piece of apparatus — a tennis racket.

The Frenchman had been compelled to attend to face the third seed attributable to rain however because the umpire known as the gamers to start their knock-up, regardless of approaching court docket carrying an enormous crimson bag, the 24-year-old sheepishly admitted: “I haven’t got any rackets — sorry for that.”

Humbert’s embarrassment didn’t final lengthy as someone appeared inside a few minutes clutching three rackets.

Maybe the confusion impacted his focus as he misplaced the primary set earlier than coming again strongly to win the second-round match 3-6 6-2 7-5 6-4.

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