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ESPN Is Getting Crushed For Its U.S. Open Coverage

Rafael Nadal wins a big tennis match.

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 11: Rafael Nadal of Spain thanks the crowd after defeating Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina during their Men's Singles Quarter-Finals match on day nine of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 11, 2018 in London, England. Nadal won the match 5-7, 7-6, 6-4, 4-6, 4-6 in 4hr 47min. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

The 2018 U.S. Open is being played on ESPN as we speak. No. 1 seed Rafael Nadal is battling with No. 27 seed Karon Khachanov in the third round of the year's final major tournament.

During ESPN's coverage of the match, the Worldwide Leader went to commercial break after the first set. That itself isn't out of the ordinary, but what the network did next upset viewers across the country.

Instead of returning to the match for the start of the second set, ESPN moved to an interview with the coaches of the Williams sisters ahead of their match later tonight. In doing so, ESPN missed the start of the second set between Nadal.

The No. 1 seed dropped the first set and then was down early in the second. However, viewers at home were forced to watch an interview instead.

Clearly fans weren't happy with the decision made at ESPN to miss a vital part of the match featuring the No. 1 seed.

Nadal is down 5-7, 2-4 midway through the second set.