The ITF junior competition in Accra, Ghana took a different turn when 15-year-old French tennis player Michael Kouame slaps Ghanaian player Rafael Nii Ankrah after being defeated.

Knocked out 6-2 by Ankrah in the first set, Kouame, No. 1 seed in the tournament, struggled to force a decision in the second set.

The Ghanaian tennis player won a dramatic final set 7-6 in the tie-break and knocked out the Frenchman 6-2 6-7 7-6 in the first round.

As the two players reached the normal handshake net, Kouame stretched out his hand and slapped Ankrah, which stunned the audience.

The International Tennis Federation immediately gotvnotified and the player was immediately disqualified from the competition.

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