Sam Querrey

Fair shake? Refusal to clasp hands creates French Open flap

As anyone who ever has played or watched tennis — professional or recreational — knows, the post-match handshake at the net is as much a customary part of the sport as a racket, ball or serve. So when a player who lost at the French Open rebuffed his opponent's attempt at the ritual Tuesday, it became the talk of the tournament.

On a day when No. 1 Andy Murray and No. 3 Stan Wawrinka won, and a couple top-10 players unaccustomed to long stays at Roland Garros — Alexander Zverev in the men's draw, Johanna Konta in the women's — lost, the most buzzworthy development stemmed from a match between one guy who stands 50th in the world and another who is 285th.

After losing to...