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Tennis news 2022: Alexander Bublik handle shot vs Lorenzo Sonego in Moselle Open final, video

Kazakhstani tennis star Alexander Bublik was showered with boos after he botched an exhibition shot during the Moselle Open final in France on Sunday.

The world No. 44, who was trailing by a set and a break against Italian opponent Lorenzo Sonego, gifted his rival a second break after attempting the bizarre move in the second set of the ATP 250 contest finale.

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After Sonego somehow returned a well-directed first serve, Bublik had an opportunity to comfortably smash an easy winner and save a break point.

But the 25-year-old inexplicably spun his racquet around, gripped the frame and played a shot with the handle.

Sonego ultimately won the point to take a 4-1 lead in the set.

“What is he thinking?” the commentator cried.

“No wonder…

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