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Camila Giorgi’s dad caught vaping in the stands at French Open

The father of Italian tennis star Camila Giorgi has been caught red-handed at the French Open, with cameras capturing the hilarious second he tried to cover his vaping on Monday.

Giorgi suffered a 6-2 6-2 straight units defeat to Russian No. 20 seed Daria Kasatkina in the fourth spherical, the furthest she has ever progressed at Roland Garros.

The 30-year-old is coached by her father, Sergio Giorgi, who was seated courtside at Court Suzanne-Lenglen. But when cameras panned in direction of the curly-haired coach in the stands, he discreetly coated his face with a towel earlier than blowing a puff of smoke.

Fans rapidly picked up on Sergio’s cheeky act, with some conjecture on whether or not he was smoking or vaping in the viral clip that circulated on social media.

Giorgi made headlines earlier this week after French Open officers took concern with an promoting emblem on her dress throughout her upset victory over No. 7 seed Aryna Sabalenka.

The trend fake pas was reportedly associated to the measurement of the emblem for kitchen equipment producer DeLonghi on Giorgi’s chest. She had worn the identical fashion of dress earlier in the grand slam match, however with out the DeLonghi emblem.

Camila Giorgi's father was seen at the French Open covering his face before blowing a puff a smoke
Camila Giorgi’s father was seen at the French Open overlaying his face earlier than blowing a puff of smoke.
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The moment naturally caught social media's attention
The second naturally caught social media’s consideration.
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Giorgi altered her outfit barely forward of Monday’s fourth-round conflict, with the emblem showing on her sleeve as an alternative.

The world No. 30 will subsequent compete on the grass courts of Nottingham for a WTA 250 match, whereas Kasatkina will tackle Russia’s Veronika Kudermetova in the French Open quarter-final on Wednesday.

Kasatkina and Kudermetova, who’re each 25, performed towards one another from a younger age and have been a part of the Russian squad who gained final year’s Billie Jean King Cup.

Camila Giorgi was at the center of a French Open controversy over the size of a logo on her attire
Camila Giorgi was at the middle of a French Open controversy over the measurement of a emblem on her attire.
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“(We played) many times in juniors. We played so many times,” Kasatkina mentioned on Monday.

“We have been on one group profitable Billie Jean King Cup final year, so now we have many good recollections to share collectively.

“Even earlier than we performed many European championships collectively as a result of we’re the identical age, so now we have a number of recollections to share.

During her fourth-round loss to Daria Kasatkina on May 30, the logo in question appeared on Camila Giorgi's sleeve
During her fourth-round loss to Daria Kasatkina on May 30, the emblem in question appeared on Camila Giorgi’s sleeve.
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“We will have one more, playing quarters at Roland Garros, I think it’s a very nice moment.”

The draw ensures at least one Russian semi-finalist in Paris. That heightens the prospect of the newly-crowned French Open champion not with the ability to play at Wimbledon, the place Russian and Belarusian gamers have been banned over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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