Stefanos Tsitsipas is booed at the US Open after taking another lengthy toilet break

• Tsitsipas and Milos Raonic have complained about long breaks in tournaments • American hoots when Greek takes another toilet break Stefanos Tsitsipas is booed at the US Open after taking another lengthy toilet…

Stefanos Tsitsipas is booed at the US Open after taking another lengthy toilet break

• Tsitsipas and Milos Raonic have complained about long breaks in tournaments • American hoots when Greek takes another toilet break

Stefanos Tsitsipas is booed at the US Open after taking another lengthy toilet break

Rising tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas has made headlines after being booed during a first-round US Open match after taking another lengthy toilet break.

Tsitsipas had complained of short rest times in past tournaments, saying it is an issue in his native Greece.

The 20-year-old Greek asked for the same conditions that he received for his singles run at last year’s Wimbledon, but Wimbledon officials told the Greek tennis federation the rules have changed, which led to a heated exchange with them.

Because Tsitsipas fell two matches short of making the cut at Wimbledon, he didn’t receive the same level of entry as the remaining remaining players and, of course, the negative reaction from the home crowd in New York.

“I had a close call to qualify for Wimbledon and they told me the rule is different from another country, like in the United States,” Tsitsipas told the Associated Press. “I have been asking for this for so many years, like for years. I don’t want to cry about it, but I still asked for this.”

Tsitsipas and his rival Milos Raonic have taken to Twitter about being unfairly treated at Grand Slam tournaments. In October they accused the umpires at the Shanghai Masters of not marking the ball sooner on their slow-motion replays.

He said he doesn’t feel pressure to turn pro yet – but could in the future.

Tsitsipas has only won five matches this year at events on tour, but advanced to the US Open second round after beating 21st-seeded Alex de Minaur of Australia 6-3, 6-3.

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