Tennis Australia condemns junior tennis fight

One man was arrested and paramedics were called after a dispute

over a line call in a junior tennis match sparked a fight between


Tennis Australia condemned the incident which left one man

needing hospital treatment for cuts and grazes.

Police spokeswoman Sharna Roberts said officers responded to a

call to Melbourne Park – home of the Australian Open – on Tuesday

after a fight involving a 48-year-old and a 51-year-old man. One

man was charged with assault.

Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley said Tennis

Australia ”will not tolerate anti-social behavior from players,

parents or anyone involved in tennis and any breaches will be

punished harshly.”