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Gulbis Loses Cool and Match to Falla at Farmers Classic.

Ernests Gulbis in Press Conference at Farmers Classic.

It was perhaps a little unfair that as Ernests Gulbis walked off of the stadium court after his loss to Alejandro Falla 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(8), the classic 80’s song “Bad to the Bone” by George Thorogood and the Destroyers played over his exit. It’s not clear if that song was cued up anyway or if it was timed especially for the Latvian whose shaky form after being out of action for two months reached a boiling point when Gulbis was given a point penalty for smashing his racquet. In fact, at a key point in the final set tiebreak. Gulbis tossed his racquet one more time under the eyes of the chair umpire who could have disqualified Gulbis right there. But was Gulbis worried about that? Not at all. Continue reading

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