A district court in New York Friday, the U.s. tennis federation (USTA) for 75 per cent liable in a case brought by the Canadian tennis player Eugenie Bouchard. The currently 23-year-old Bouchard fell during the US Open of 2015 in the dressing room on “a slippery, strange and dangerous substance”, which in retrospect detergent turned out to be.
The former number five of the world – she is currently 116th in the WTA-rankings – suffered a concussion in the crash and was then forced to give up for the single-, double -, and mixed doubles in New York.
The federal court of Brooklyn, thought that the organiser, the American tennis federation, 75 percent responsible. Bouchard is itself for 25 percent responsible.
Bouchard could after her fall, no more contest to play in 2015. Also, over the past two years she remained on the sucker. The finalist of Wimbledon in 2014 seemed to never get past the third round at a Grand Slam.
The attorneys of Bouchard accuse the USTA also intentionally bewakingsbeelden to have cleared. Those images had may serve as proof in the case. The Canadian asks a compensation for the damage suffered, both mentally, physically and financially. Her skin was also burned by the detergent. The penalty is Friday, ruled.