Tennis

Tennis star Bouchard testifies about slip, fall at US Open

Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard took the witness stand on Wednesday in her negligence lawsuit against the United States Tennis Association, describing how she slipped and fell on a wet locker room floor at the U.S. Open in 2015.

Bouchard had just played in a mixed doubles match when she returned to the locker room at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens shortly after 10 p.m. Minutes later, she fell on the tile floor of a physiotherapy room inside the locker room.

She told a jury in federal court in Brooklyn that she had taken two steps into the training area en route to take an ice bath when she lost her footing "and hit the back of my head on the...

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