Argentina's David Nalbandian was fined $8,000 for a postgame outburst at Australian Open officials following his controversial five-set defeat against John Isner.
Nalbandian was incensed when umpire Kader Nouni declined his request to challenge an overturned line call with Isner facing break point at 8-8 in the fifth.
Nouni told Nalbandian he took too long to make a decision on whether to consult Hawk-Eye.
Isner went on to hold his serve before breaking the 30-year-old former Wimbledon finalist in the next game to take Wednesday's second round match.
Nalbandian hurled his racket away after surrendering match point and later ripped into the officials.
"I mean, it's ridiculous playing this kind of tournament with this kind of umpires," Nalbandian said. "What is this? What did the ATP do for this? I didn't understand in that situation, 8-8, break point. I mean, [how] can you be that stupid to do that in that moment?"
Nalbandian officially was fined for unsportsmanlike behavior, w...