A Wimbledon ball kid required medical treatment on Friday afternoon after slipping
over on the grass.
Out on Court 4, British doubles player Sam Murray Sharan and her Indian husband
Divij Sharan saw their match against Uruguayan-Kazak duo Ariel Behar and Galina
Voskobeova halted midway through the second set.
At 3-3, 15-15 the ball kid went down in pain and was left screaming on the grass,
holding their leg.
St John’s Ambulance crew were quickly on the scene and she was eventually
The slippy nature of the courts has been a hot topic during this tournament.
Serena Williams saw her Wimbledon hopes ended in round one after slipping on the
grass, while Roger Federer’s opponent Adrian Mannarino suffered the same fate.
There have been painful falls for Novak Djokovic, Nick Kyrgios, and Andy Murray
during The Championships.
Head Wimbledon groundsman Neil Stubley is in no doubt that the courts are not