Corentin Moutet, Adrian Andreev come to blows

Corentin Moutet and Adrian Andreev come to blows during a Challenger event in France

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Corentin Moutet and Adrian Andreev came to blows following their round of 16 match at the Orleans Challenger in France.

Top seed Moutet went down 6-2, 6-7, 6-7 to Andreev, ranked 247 in the world.

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When the players met at the net after the match, Andreev seemed to shove Moutet after a cursory handshake.

The players exchanged a few heated words before they got into a physical altercation.

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The chair umpire had to step in to make sure things get uglier from there on.

The ATP has not yet responded to the incidence.