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Watch: Tennis player collides with ballboy at French Open

Collision! (Getty)

You don’t think of tennis as a contact sport, but Friday at the French Open, matters turned physical.

Playing against Germany’s Alexander Zverev, Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia and Herzegovina was between points and reaching for a lobbed ball when … boom.


Fortunately, the lad was all right, smiling as he left the court. He spent the rest of the match in a photographer’s pit. Perhaps because he was rattled, or perhaps because he was a No. 26 seed playing a No. 2 seed, Dzumhur lost in five sets to Zverev. But the ballboy was fine, and in the end, that’s good news.

All ended well at the French Open. (Getty)

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