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In Photos And Video: Fight At US Open Is ‘Disagreement Over Verbiage’

by | 3rd, September 2010

IN photos: A fight breaks out between tennis fans at the US Open at New York’s Flushing Meadow. A match between Serbia’s Novak Djokovic and Germany’s Philipp Petzschner was interrupted as the fans brawled.

The story goes that the woman was not pleased with a fellow spectator’s swearing. She has standards. She slaps the man, allegedly. He reacts. The woman’s father wades in.

FIGHT!

U.S. Tennis Association spokesman Chris Widmaier calls it a “disagreement over verbiage”.

The three are escorted from the Arthur Ashe stadium. And everyone gets on the serious business of watching a ball go back and forth over a net…

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A fight between tennis fans breaks out in the stands and interrupts play between Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Germany's Philipp Petzschner during day four of the US Open, at Flushing Meadows, New York, USA.

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