Heather Watson gets hefty prize money fine for smashing racket

It's more than Viktor Troicki had to pay for his outburst

BY Raf Diallo 16:22 Saturday 2 July 2016, 16:22 2 Jul 2016

Heather Watson following her defeat to Annika Beck on day Four of the Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon. Picture by: Adam Davy / PA Wire/Press Association Images

Britain's Heather Watson has ended up being fined nearly a third of her Wimbledon singles prize money for smashing her racket into the grass.

She will have to pay around £9,000 for the incident which happened during her first round defeat to Annika Beck.

It's the second largest single fine in Wimbledon history for such an offence.

Serbian Viktor Troicki has been fined less - about £7,000 - for his remarkable outburst  at an umpire on court earlier in the week.


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