Found August 26, 2013 on Onthegotennis:
Business Insider You can't say Francesca Schiavone lacks a sense of humour! With a double bagel on the cards at 0-6 0-2, Schiavone looked for consolation from an unlikely source... the ball boy (or is that man?)! I guess when you are playing an in-form Serena Williams it's best not to get too upset about these things. The hug kind of worked for Schiavone, as she avoided the double bagel to lose 6-0 6-1.  USA Today

Schiavone hugs ball boy during loss to Serena

Serena Williams beat Francesca Schiavone in the first round of the U.S. Open so soundly on Monday that the loser requested a playful, comforting hug from a surprised ball boy. Williams played Schiavone Monday —and she wasn't so easy on the Italian tennis phenom. Williams, the top-seeded player and defending U.S. Open champion, crushed Schiavone 6-0, 6-1, winning...

Francesca Schiavone needs hug from ball boy during Serena match

Schiavone needs hug as Serena rolls

Serena Williams was so dominant in the first round of the US Open, her opponent really needed a hug. So midway through the second set of defending champion Williams' 6-0, 6-1 victory Monday night, Francesca Schiavone wandered behind the baseline, found a ball boy and enveloped him in a full-fledged embrace. It was that kind of evening for Schiavone, an often-demonstrative player...

Francesca Schiavone hugs ball boy while being routed by Serena Williams (Video)

Francesca Schiavone had a tough day on Monday. She drew Serena Williams in the opening round of the US Open, and the match went as many anticipated it would. Williams defeated Schiavone 6-0, 6-1. Realizing that she was totally out of it at one point, Schiavone decided she needed a hug. The 33-year-old Italian startled […]

Day 1 Results for 2013 US Open

  US OPEN New York, NY, USA August 26-September 8, 2013 Grand Slam Hard/Outdoors Results – Monday, August 26, 2013 WTASingles – First Round (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 60 61 (3) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) d. Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 61 62 (5) Li Na (CHN) d. Olga Govortsova (BLR) 62 62 (8) […]
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