First Week of Wimbledon 2014 — And We All Fall Down…A Lot

Once again, we can’t always blame that slippery Wimbledon grass for the trajectory these players catapult themselves into…

Sometimes it’s hard to tell if Novak Djokovic is falling or just playing his usual brand of joint-defying Gumby tennis…

…but there were plenty of tumbles in his 2nd round match, where opponent Radek Stepanek seemed to be on the ground more than on his feet. #SoTheatrical

Umm….is that a tennis ball in your pocket or…are you happy to be flat on your back, thinking of England?

In his 3rd round match against Gilles Simon, Nole did take a serious spill that lead to an immediate MTO. The on-court docs told the Wimbledon number one seed that he didn’t cause any serious damage to his pained shoulder, so Nole finished off the match and headed off court to rest up for his next battle.

And yes, even the light-on-his-feet grass Maestro tumbled to the turf, when a combo of a fake from Gilles Muller and the slippery grass got the best of him.

Roger Federer fall Wimbledon Muller match Gilles photos images knees on grass pictures white polo shorts

Or maybe he was just doing a mid-match turf spot check…making sure that each blade was up to his lofty standards…

But the award for Week One’s Best Fall is, Serena Williams. And no, we’re not making a joke about that Cornet match again. This happened during a first week doubles match with sis Vee, when Serena ran for a shot and couldn’t stop her momentum in time to avoid leaving the court…

(CLICK to to back to PAGE 1 to see ALL the Wimbledon Thrills from Spills again…)

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