Originally written on Holdout Sports  |  Last updated 10/22/14
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A lineswoman at Wimbledon had to leave the court Monday after accidentally being hit in the face by a serve from Mardy Fish during the first set of his fourth round match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.



The 118 mph serve bounced off the court and hit the lineswoman in the eye. The lineswoman might have been able to move out of the way, but she stayed in her position to make the 'out' call.

After this accident and the linesman getting a bloody leg from David Nalbandian a couple of weeks ago, it may be more difficult to recruit tennis line judges in the future.
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