Bethanie Mattek-Sands, a 32-year old American, suffered a gruesome leg injury during her second round match at Wimbledon. Mattek-Sands was tied at a set a piece with Sorana Cirstea went she approached the net and her leg buckled. Mattek-Sands then screamed for help as her opponent came to check on her. She was taken off on a stretcher after about 25 minutes on the court.
Mattek-Sands had also advanced to the second round of the women’s doubles bracket.
From the AELTC re Bethanie Mattek-Sands: It is an acute knee injury and she has gone straight to hospital. #Wimbledon
— WTA Insider (@WTA_insider) July 6, 2017