Wednesday’s doubles match at Wimbledon was postponed when US top seed Rajiv Ram and Britain’s Joe Salisbury were. Refuse to continue until Hawkeye reboot system has been shut down.
The contested point came 5-5 in the second set of their match against 12th seed Nicolas Mahut and Edward Roger Vasselin of France.
Ram and Salisbury thought they had won a major break on serve when a shot was called off, but the call was reversed after their opponents challenged.
“No way, man! That’s absolutely ridiculous!” Ram shouted at referee Fergus Murphy. “There’s no way. Absolutely impossible. We’re turning off the machine. We’re not in the future here, man.”
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The court’s ruling admin eventually made it to court and, after informing Ram and Salisbury that the case would be investigated, ordered them to resume play.
The two-time Grand Slam champion eventually lost the second set in the tiebreak, but recovered to win the match in five sets and advance to the men’s semi-finals.