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Injured ball boy teaches Maria Sharapova the art of silent comedy

by | 18th, May 2015

 

The thing I noticed when the ballboy face planted (into actual plants) at the women’s final of the Internazionali BNL D’Italia was that he made less noise than Maria Sharapova does executing a drop shot.

No grunt. No gut-wrenching ‘ouffwaaaahhh!’ as he went down. Just silence.

The ballboy refused to make a drama from a personal crisis, getting to his feet and producing an umbrella which he unfurled in the manner of a young Charlie Chaplin and other masters of silent comedy:

 

 

Spotter: @SadeceTenis, Via D&T



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