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A teenage tennis player slaps his opponent after losing at a junior tournament in Accra, Ghana

A 15-year-old French tennis player who lost a match in Accra, Ghana, was captured slapping his opponent during the International Tennis Federation junior tournament on April 4. This video, taken by Kenneth Kwesi Gibson, shows 15-year-old former Michael Kouame walks to the net for a handshake and instead slaps his winning Ghanaian opponent, Raphael Nii Ankrah. “We all expected a normal sports handshake,” Gibson said. No. 589 in the ITF Junior Rankings, according to reports. Ankrah is ranked at No. 1,688. Credit: Kenneth Kwesi Gibson via Storyful

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