French tennis player during a match fell scoreboard

На французского теннисиста во время матча упало табло

Gael Monfils

Electronic scoreboard showing the time of the match, fell to French tennis player Gael Monfis at the US Open.

Video of the incident on 29 August posted on my channel YouTube user Federico Coppini.

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The Frenchman in the first round of the tournament, defeated Gilles Muller from Luxembourg with the score 6:4, 6:2, 7:6 (7:5). At the beginning of the second set Monfils was trying to get a heavy ball near the fence and a foot grazed the scoreboard, which tipped over on him. Tennis player managed to escape into the side and display tangentially touched his leg.

“When you’re immersed in the game, feel nothing. Just jump around. I saw the wall, but I was lucky. It hurt a bit, but I got off easy. The scoreboard could fall to my ankle,” said Monfils in an interview to the official website of the Association of tennis professionals (ATP).

Yesterday kicked off the open championship of the USA on tennis US Open 2016, which will be held in new York from 29 August to 11 September. The tournament is the fourth and latest in the season the stage of the Grand slam and will be held in 136 times.

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