It was a tough week for the ball girls at Wimbledon.
In the fourth round, eventual winner Novak Djokovic made waves in his match against Kevin Anderson after aggressively calling for a towel. As you can see below, it was a pretty obnoxious way to ask for a piece of cloth (though he did later apologize):
The ball girl troubles carried over to Sunday’s final when another youngster faceplanted into the pristine Wimbledon grass after handing Roger Federer … a towel:
Definitely embarrassing to eat it on national television, but you gotta love the ball girl trucking along like nothing happened.
Sidenote: US Women’s National Team members Megan Rapinoe and Ali Krieger were all about it.