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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 breaks out between fans during a match between Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, and Philipp Petzschner, of Germany, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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