A few moments after his defeat in the first round of the Roland-Garros Tournament on Monday, Benoît Paire appeared at a press conference in a room copiously filled. His face still flushed and just sitting in front of the media, the Frenchman was surprised by a question from a foreign journalist.
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Benedict, commiseration...", first let go of his interlocutor, immediately cut off in his momentum. "Congratulations for what? I've lost (Congratulations on what? I lost)", retorted the player who had not heard the question. "I said commiseration, sorry," the journalist said, wishing to express a sense of compassion after the defeat.
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Pffff, I understand nothing, what does it mean?" asked the 149th ATP player visibly confused to a member of the organization next to him. "Well, ok, ok, ok," Paire continued before continuing the game of questions and answers with great availability despite his elimination.