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post #204 of (permalink) Old Aug 13th, 2011, 08:19 PM
Jem
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Re: Elise Tamaela knocked out and put on a drip by opponent's father

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Originally Posted by theFutureisNow View Post
I doubt it. This isn't like some typical bar fight.

-It was a grown man assaulting a young woman.
-There were multiple witnesses and the identity of the assailant is not in question.
-The police would have leverage- they could threaten to ban his daughter for life from tennis if he doesn't plead guilty to assault.

I really doubt he gets away with it, but if somehow the tennis associations(whatever their names are) let him, then fans should boycott any tournament Barbat plays in the future.
I was just thinking about Seles. She was stabbed in the back in Germany, virtually on TV, and the guy went free.
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