Sudden-death match at the Tennis

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Subject: Sudden-death match at the Tennis
From: "Bob Forsyth" <>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 18:06:00 +1000
Interesting !
But ninemsn did not report if ..
.. did the ball fell inside or outside the line, and was counted accordingly  ?
.. or did the referee allow the ball to be played again ?
Regards, Bob Forsyth, Mount Isa, NW Qld.

>There has been a death on centre court at the Australian Open.
>Lending knew meaning to the term 'sudden death match', a bird, apparently
>chasing a moth, took the full force of a powerful ground stroke in a doubles
.semi-final on Rod Laver Arena.

>Frenchman Arnaud Clement was preparing a forehand volley return when the
>ball cannoned off the bird, which promptly dropped dead beside the court.
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