Published: Fri, July 07, 2017
Sport | By Cecil Buchanan

Tennis players show support for Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Tennis players show support for Bethanie Mattek-Sands

Mattek-Sands stayed down in the middle of Court 17 and was attended to by medical personnel.

A non-contact injury to her right knee left American Bethanie Mattek-Sands writhing in pain during the second round of Wimbledon on Thursday.

Cirstea told BBC News that she had never seen such an injury.

Safarova was inconsolable after the horrific injury to her doubles partner. I panicked a little bit as well and called for help but no one was coming and I tried to comfort her as much as I could but you could feel the pain.

She was also upset by the scenes as Mattek-Sands received treatment.

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Mattek-Sands then screamed for help as her opponent came to check on her.

The Romanian said: "I saw she was on the floor, then she started screaming".

"It was heartbreaking because she went into shock and it took a while until the medical team was there ..." She was later seen in tears courtside. "These painkillers are not working", she reportedly said. In this kind of moment when she was screaming so loud, you watch the knee, it was a very uncomfortable moment.

Having won the Australian Open and the French Open already this year, Safarova and Mattek-Sands were on for the Calendar Grand Slam but now their hopes are set to be dashed by a cruel blow of misfortune.

In a statement, the All-England Club said: "The first response to Court 17 was within one minute, by a qualified ambulance technician". She was forced to retire from the second-round match and was taken to the hospital.

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