Serena Williams fined $10k for damaging Wimbledon court during practice

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Tennis star, Serena Williams, has been fined $10,000 by the All England Club for damaging a court during practice before the Wimbledon tournament started.

It was alleged that the American tennis star damaged the practice court at Wimbledon, after throwing her racket before the start of the tournament.

The All England Club, the organization which hosts Wimbledon is said to take its grass courts seriously, however Serena won’t have to worry about the fine as she has already made $367,000 for making the quarterfinals.

The mother of one has won her first four matches so far at Wimbledon, losing only one set on her way to the quarterfinals. She also won her first mixed doubles match with Andy Murray in straight sets.

 

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