Croatia’s Ivo Karlovic called into question the credibility of Wimbledon and accused line judges of bias after he was footfaulted 11 times in his second round defeat by Andy Murray on Thursday.
The big serving Croat was beaten 7-5 6-7 6-2 7-6 by the British fourth seed, but was unhappy with the way officials persistently penalised him for foot-faulting in an otherwise close match on Centre Court.
Karlovic said the officials were influenced by the fact that Murray was British and playing in front of a partisan home crowd.
When asked what was the difference between the two players, he replied: “Foot-faults. I don’t know what to say, but it was a little bit outrageous.Read More