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David Ferrer Faces $20,000 Fine for Pushing a Linesman

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David Ferrer pushed a linesman during his quarter-final match against Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open and might have to pay a hefty $20,000 fine.  The fine would be for "unauthorized touching," which sounds really creepy, but is exactly what he did to the guy when he went to grab his towel off the chair.  I'm pretty sure the linesman didn't "authorize" that shove.  Check out the video below....

After the match he said, "It was nothing," but the rules are the rules, and he shouldn't take his frustration out on the volunteers, or babies.     

And just a little food for thought, but if someone like Serena Williams would have actually put her hands on a linesperson, it would be more than just a little *blip* in the tennis world.

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He should be fined the $20,000 for pushing the official. Does he think is somebody special?
January 25, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterhuntfan

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