Serena fined for damaging Wimbledon court

10 July 2019 | Sports

Tennis star Serena Williams was fined US$10 000 by the All England Club for damaging one of Wimbledon's courts with her racket, prior to the start of the tournament.

Williams was scheduled to face fellow American Alison Riske in the quarterfinals yesterday, but has yet to comment on the fine.

Fabio Fognini was also fined US$3 000 for unsportsmanlike conduct after a rant during his third-round defeat to Tennys Sandgren.

The Italian had said he hoped a “bomb” would explode at the All England Club.

Nick Kyrgios was fined US$8 000 in total for separate unsportsmanlike incidents in his first and second round match.

The fiery Australian lost to Rafa Nadal in the second round.

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