New balls, please! Eye-watering moment from Wimbledon junior Paul Inhauspe as he smashes the ball below his opponent’s belt as the Frenchman suffers a double blow as he loses the boys’ doubles final in straight sets
- Paul Inhauspe and Gabriel Debroux lose in boys’ doubles final at Wimbledon
- They were beaten by Sebastian Gorzny and Alex Michelsen in two sets
- In the opening series, Garzny hit Inhauspe with the ball
Wimbledon Junior Paul Inhauspe’s loss in the boys’ doubles final was made all the more painful after his opponent dropped the ball on his privates.
Inhauspe and partner Gabriel Debru lost the final in straight sets to American pair Sebastian Gorzny and Alex Michelsen on Court 12 on Saturday.
The 18-year-old Frenchman was dealt a double blow as not only did the French pair lose the match, but he also suffered a particularly nasty blow from Gorzny.
In the boys’ doubles final, Paul Inhauspe was hit by an opponent in the private parts of the body.
In the third game of the opening set, the ball was well placed by Horzny to hit close to the net and the American couldn’t hold back and sent the ball towards Inhauspe.
His forehand flew over the net and hit Inhauspe right in the private parts, knocking him off his feet unexpectedly.
Inhouspe doubled over but managed to stay on his feet before turning away from the net and shaking his head to ease the pain a bit.
The ball was well set up for his opponent Sebastien Gorzny (above right) to shoot near the net
The American didn’t hesitate to hit a forehand from close range over the net in Inhauspe
Horzny immediately raised his hand in apology as the Frenchman bent over in pain
Gorzny immediately raised his hand in apology after seeing Inhauspe’s pain, but had a low-key celebration with Michelsen.
The American youngsters defeated Inhauspe and Debra 7-6, 6-3, making the French player suffer even more.
The match came on the penultimate day of the tournament, with Alena Rybakina beating Ons Jabjor to claim the women’s singles title, while a scrappy Nick Kyrgios will face defending champion Novak Djokovic in the men’s final on Sunday.