Friday, January 23, 2009

Tennis Hooligans

Two words I never thought I would put together as labels for a post: Tennis & Holliganism.

It seems the Australian Open tennis championship has begun to resemble an Eastern European soccer match...

Groups of rival fans threw chairs at each other in the beer garden outside center court when simmering tension boiled over under the hot Melbourne sun.

One woman was knocked cold when a chair struck her head.

Police arrested two men and ejected another 30 people from the grounds after the rival supporters traded punches and kicks.

Read the rest of the the story here.

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