While playing for the ongoing Istanbul Cup in Turkey, a Turkish tennis player forgot to notice that she had won her match.
Players Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria and Basak Eraydin of Turkey had been playing Round 1 of the Women s’ Singles on Day 2 of the Istanbul Cup and the latter scored the winner and headed back to get a ball to serve again – only to realise she had won!
Upset complete! ✅Eraydin completes a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Pironkova… and doesn’t even realize she has won! pic.twitter.com/FrUUV8Pjtn— WTA (@WTA) April 25, 2017
Eraydin, who beat Pironkova 6-2 6-4, was already at match point but did not realize that she had won until turning back to serve and seeing her opponent walk up towards her – and the crowd cheering her on.
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