Streaker Stalls Williams Sisters' Match

Near-naked man on court for 14 seconds
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 23, 2009 10:19 AM CST
Streaker Stalls Williams Sisters' Match
Serena, left, and her sister Venus Williams of the United States compete in a Women's doubles match against Japan's Ayumi Morita and Martina Muller of Germany at the Australian Open in Melbourne.   (AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill)

A male streaker burst onto the court for 14 seconds as Venus and Serena Williams played a doubles match today at the Australian Open, Reuters reports. Guards caught the man when he dashed to another court; he was barred from the rest of the tournament. Earlier, an ethnic brawl broke out among Serbian and Bosnian fans, who were punted from the grounds.
(More Australian Open stories.)

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