A big, awkward press room faux pas

Updated: May 26, 2014, 7:15 PM ET
By Matt Wilansky | ESPN.com

Talk about kicking a dude when he's down.

Nicolas Mahut had just lost his opening-round match to Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-4 and was congratulated by a reporter ... for winning.

Let's say that didn't sit very well with the Frenchman. Here's how it went down:

Reporter: Congratulations.

Mahut: Congratulations? I lost.

Reporter: You lost? OK. So what happened out there?

Mahut: Are you serious? Did you watch the match?

Reporter: ...

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