Stan Wawrinka to Holger Rune: Stop acting like a baby

Holger Rune was told to 'stop acting like a baby' by Stan Wawrinka after their Paris Masters clash

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Holger Rune was told to 'stop acting like a baby' by Stan Wawrinka

Stan Wawrinka wasn’t too pleased with Holger Rune during their Paris Masters match on Tuesday and told him to ‘stop acting like a baby on court’ after the match.

In a two-hour, 30-minute contest that finished after midnight on Court 1, Rune saved three match points for a 4-6, 7-5, 7-6(3) victory over the Swiss.

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“My advice to you is that you stop acting like a baby on court,” the 37-year-old veteran told Rune after shaking hands at the net.

A finalist in three of his past four events, including a title run in Stockholm, Rune has now won 14 of his past 16 matches.

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Though the 19-year-old Dane was shot up the rankings impressively, he has ruffled a few feathers with his behaviour.

At the French Open, he got involved in a war of words with the usually cool Casper Ruud.

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“I don’t know Holger personally, but I have seen on TV that sometimes there can be a lot of drama,” Ruud had said at the time.

“He’s young and new, so that’s excusable, but when you’re on a big stage, it might be time to grow up a bit.”

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