Serena Williams hit with $10,000 fine for damaging Wimbledon court

Serena Williams hit with $10,000 fine for damaging Wimbledon court

- Serena Williams damaged one of the Wimbledon courts and has been fined $10,000

- This incident happened when she was training

- Williams beat Alison Riske on Tuesday, July 9, to reach Wimbledon semifinal

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American professional tennis player Serena Williams has been fined with the sum of $10,000 for damaging one of the Wimbledon courts with her racket.

According to the report on CNN, the organizers of the 2019 grass grand slam revealed that the Serena's incident occurred during a training session.

This is not the first time that Serena Williams will be fined as she was also hit with $10,000 last three years for repeatedly smashing her racket on the court.

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The incident occurred during a second-round victory over Christina McHale in which the American failed to control her emotion.

Williams is targeting a first Wimbledon title since 2016 and a record-equaling 24th grand slam victory.

She beat Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2 6-2 on Monday, July 8, to set up an all-American quarter final with Alison Riske and also won on Tuesday, July 9.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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