The WTA has scrutinized US Open guidelines which saw French world number 31 Alize Cornet given a code infringement for taking her shirt off on court.

Cornet changed her shirt amid the break between the second and third sets amid her first-round annihilation by Johanna Larsson, yet acknowledged it had returned to-front and exchanged it on court.

Be that as it may, the seat umpire gave her a notice – a choice the WTA called “unjustifiable”.

US Open coordinators said they “lament” that Cornet was given a code infringement.

A WTA articulation said the umpire’s decision “did not depend on a WTA manage, as the WTA has no lead against a difference in clothing on court” and included that “Alize did nothing incorrectly”.

Cornet, 28, lost 6-4 3-6 2-6 to Sweden’s Larsson in the singing New York warm.

In an announcement, the United States Tennis Association (USTA), which arranges the US Open stated: “All players can change their shirts when sitting in the player seat. This isn’t viewed as a code infringement.

“We have cleared up the arrangement to guarantee this won’t occur pushing ahead. Luckily, she was just evaluated a notice with no further punishment or fine.

“Female players, in the event that they pick, may likewise change their shirts in a more private area near the court, when accessible. They won’t be surveyed a washroom break in this situation.”

On Tuesday, temperatures near 38C (100F) at Flushing Meadows were made more smothering by moistness levels of over half, with five male players compelled to resign on account of warmth related issues.

Previous Australian tennis player Casey Dellacqua called Cornet’s notice “silly” while five-time Grand Slam pairs champion Bethanie Mattek-Sands said it was “frail”.


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