Originally Posted by Chemist
Refs would usually suspend the match and allow 3 mins injury time to treat nose bleeding. My son used to have this problem when he was 10-11. I asked him to keep a few cotton balls in his tennis bag. But I am really impressed how well your 8 yr old handled this adversity! I hope the USTA PD folks would take notice - I believe she is the type of the kids that they should be nurturing and developing.
Yeah, we discussed with her afterwards to take a timeout. Due to them playing on a middle court in a long line of courts, no adults could see what was going on. When she came over with a shirt spattered in blood I was pretty surprised.