Wimbledon: Ajla Tomljanovic accuses Jelena Ostapenko of

Last update on. From the section TennisWatch: Ostapenko and Tomljanovic engage in heated exchangeWimbledon 2021 at the BBC Dates: All England Club: 28 June-11 Jul Coverage: Live on BBC TV, Radio and Online with extensive coverage on BBC iPlayer and Red Button, Connected TVs, and mobile app. You can find more details hereJelena Ostapenko and Ajla Tomljanovic exchanged insults in front the umpire after their third-round match.Ostapenko requested a medical timeout when she was 4-0 down in set 4. However, Tomljanovic won 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 and said that she "knew" she wasn't hurt."She did nothing wrong throughout the match so why did she call it that?" The Australian will be playing Emma Raducanu in Britain on Monday.Latvia's Ostapenko responded by accusing her of being "very disrespectful".Tomljanovic was about to serve for a 5-0 lead during the deciding set, when Ostapenko requested a medical timeout.Her opponent responded furiously to her request, telling Ostapenko that she was "lying" about her injuries.Tomljanovic said that he has seen situations in which players used medical timeouts to help their opponent, often when they are losing badly.""I can tell when someone has been injured and when they are not."She can claim she was hurt, but I don't believe she was."Ostapenko didn't seem impressed and called Tomljanovic "disrespectful” six times during her news conference.The 2017 French Open champion stated that she could not speak for me because she knew nothing about my injury."I thought it was very,very disrespectful from her end, since every player can get hurt whether they are playing tennis or other sports."Ostapenko had performed well in the first set, but she was off-colour in the second and two break of serve downs in the third set. She asked for a timeout."I had an abdominal problem in the second set. Ostapenko stated that she pulled the muscle and couldn't serve well due to pain while serving."My level today was not high after the first set. If I had played at least 50%, I would have beaten my opponent."