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  • Electronic clock nearly crushes tennis player at US Open

    Jackie Bamberger at Busted Racquet1 day ago

    In Monday’s first round of the US Open, 10th-seeded Gael Monfils survived a scare from an unexpected source.

    While running to chase down a shot from Gilles Muller, Monfils slammed into the wall, causing the electronic clock to come crashing down.

    .@Gael_Monfils is battling multiple opponents on the court today. #usopen pic.twitter.com/wO6Sr3Jc7t

    — US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 29, 2016

    Monfils made it out OK. The clock, not so much …

    Court 17 clock thanks to Monfils ???? pic.twitter.com/9D5vdKAkqS

    — Brett (@gators72) August 29, 2016

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  • Serena Williams talks ex-beau Drake, Beyonce and the most absurd rule in tennis in new video

    Jackie Bamberger at Busted Racquet1 mth ago

    It’s a good time to be Serena Williams.

    The tennis star just captured her 22 nd Grand Slam singles title at Wimbledon and is heading to Rio de Janeiro to defend her Olympic gold medals. She’s also launching a new clothing line on HSN, and to celebrate, she invited Vogue on set to ask her a few questions, 73 to be exact.

    Several of Williams’ answers were noteworthy.

    Who is the funniest person she knows? Aubrey, otherwise known as Drake, her rumored ex-beau.

    Dream singles matchup? Althea Gibson, the first black athlete to win a Grand Slam title.

    What’s the most absurd rule in tennis? Foot fault.

     

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