Did he, Edberg kill a man (by accident)?


A while ago, I read a thread regarding Edberg killing a man (of course, by accident). He was young and playing a junior Wimbledon or something. His serve hit a linesman and he died unfortunately. Did it really happen?

Mahboob Khan

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Edberg's serve hit the lines-person who was sitting on a chair (was sitting duck), the line person fell down from the chair and struck his head against the hard surface of the U.S. Open. After that accident, the lines-persons watching side lines and the center service line were required to stand so that they are able to move in case a missile comes at them.