'Lost control': Tennis star disqualified over shocking meltdown

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Damir Dzumhur (pictured) getting frustrated at the Australian Open.
Damir Dzumhur (pictured) was reportedly defaulted from his qualifying match at Acapulco after "insulting" the chair umpire. (Getty Images)

Tennis star Damir Dzumhur has been disqualified from the Acapulco Open qualifying rounds after reportedly swearing at the chair umpire during the match.

Bosnian Dzumhur was up against Botic Van de Zandschulp in the second round of qualifying for the Mexico event when he reportedly "lost control".

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Tennis reporter Jose Morgado tweeted: "Looks like Dzumhur got defaulted in Acapulco."

Fans went on to explain the call resulted in Dzumhur getting broken and his opponent serving for the set.

Dzumhur appeared to fume at a controversial line call and "carried on" after the game.

He reportedly copped a point penalty before "insulting" the referee.

Dzumhur reportedly retired during the game, but reports suggest he was defaulted regardless.

Tennis world confused over Dzumhur's default

Dzumhur's actions appeared to confuse the tennis world with many surprised by the outburst in the first set.

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The 28-year-old Bosnian is currently ranked 125 in the world.

He reached a career high-ranking of World No.23 back in 2018, but has struggled recently with just the one loss in an ATP event this year. 

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