Gianluca Moscarella, 46, seems to harass the woman throughout a match between Portugal’s Pedro Sousa and Italy’s Enrico Dalla Valle in a males’s event in Florence final week.
“You might be improbable,” he may very well be overheard saying, in line with a video circulating on-line. “Very attractive.”
After the following set, he continues: “Are you OK? It is sizzling. Are you feeling sizzling? Bodily or emotionally? Each? You’ll be able to’t deal with it anymore.”
The woman is barely 16 years previous, in line with Italian media reviews.
The Affiliation of Tennis Professionals (ATP) mentioned Moscarella was “instantly dismissed from the event when the matter was delivered to gentle, and a full investigation has been initiated.”
It added in a press release to CNN: “Moscarella has been provisionally suspended from his companies as a contracted ATP official pending the outcomes of the investigation.”
One other video from the identical match exhibits Moscarella addressing one of many gamers throughout a bathroom break, urging him to “keep targeted” and end the set as a result of it is too sizzling.