Fabio Fognini stuns Wimbledon by wishing ‘a bomb would explode’ on the All England Club in astonishing on-court rant – The Sun

ITALIAN loose cannon Fabio Fognini wished a “bomb would explode” on Wimbledon in an extraordinary outburst.

The No12 seed was unhappy his singles match against American Tennys Sandgren, which he lost 6-3 7-6 6-3, was moved to Court No14 for a 12.30pm start.

In a moment of utter frustration, in the fifth game of the second set, on-court microphones picked up the Italian saying: “It’s fair to play here?

“Damn, English, really. Damned really.

“Wish a bomb would explode on this club. A bomb should explode here.”

SunSport have contacted the All England Club for comment and the 32-year-old could being fined for his antics.

Fognini is renowned for his bad behaviour on-court.

He was kicked out of the 2017 US Open before his doubles clash after being accused of shouting obscenities at a female umpire in a single match.

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It was claimed he called the umpire Louise Engzell in Italian “whore” and “c***sucker”

He received fines totalling more than £70,000 and a suspended ban for two Grand Slam tournaments until 2020 following his sexist outburst.

Wimbledon was heavily bombed by the Nazis during the Second World War – with five 500lbs bombs falling on Centre Court on one night in 1940.

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