US Open fan accused of storming court

Associated Press  |  Last updated September 06, 2012

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 25: Novak Djokovic of Serbia towels down between points in his fourth round match against Lukasz Kubot of Poland during day eight of the 2010 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Lucas Dawson/Getty Images)
New York prosecutors say an Ecuadorean tourist has been arrested for running onto a U.S. Open tennis court while trying to get an autograph. Novak Djokovic and Stanislas Wawrinka had just finished their singles in Louis Armstrong Stadium late Wednesday and were still on the court. Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said Quito, Ecuador resident Damian Proano was awaiting arraignment on Thursday. Proano is charged with illegally entering a playing area at a major venue sporting event. No information is available for an attorney, and there's no phone number associated with his address in Ecuador. Authorities say Proano was grabbed by security and arrested.
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