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ball girl

n.
1. An attendant on a tennis court who is a girl or woman and who collects the ball when it is out of play.
2. A girl or woman who is in charge of the extra balls used in practice or those that are out of play, especially in baseball.
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A DEDICATED Gateshead football fan who has served as a mascot and a ball girl for her favourite club has been back on the pitch to collect a special prize autographed by her team.
NOVAK DJOKOVIC brushed aside Marin Cilic into Wimbledon's semi-finals then immediately apologised to the ball girl he had shouted at on Tuesday.
NOVAK Djokovic brushed past Marin Cilic into Wimbledon's semi-finals then immediately apologised to the ball girl he had shouted at on Tuesday.
After celebrating his win Djokovic revealed he personally apologised to the ball girl he almost reduced to tears the previous day after screaming for a towel.
NOVAK DJOKOVIC vowed he would apologise to a Wimbledon ball girl after angrily yelling towards her during his fourth-round win over Kevin Anderson.
EAR EAR PITY poor ball girl Caroline Hall (pictured right) whose ear came a cropper when Tim Henman accidentally swiped at it in a moment of frustration at a missed volley, during the second round of the 1995 men's doubles.
T Anyway it caught a few people out yesterday, the obligatory ball girl, old guy and even some of the players who have been asking for, get this - ice towels.
The tennis game between Kate and Gerry McCann, with Madeleine acting as ball girl, is one of poignant scenes recreated by actors for tomorrow night's Crimewatch programme.
In a video posted by 30-year-old Jay on Instagram titled "Our talented ball girl for the day
This was the worst part for the mother of 11-year-old Aoife Carey who, as reported in the Telegraph, had also waited many years to be chosen as a ball girl, but her family will not be going to watch City play outside of Coventry.
Maria Sharapova is dejected after crashing out of Wimbledon Michael Llodra collides with a ball girl yesterday before retiring hurt Belarus' Victoria Azarenka slams her racket down after falling over during her match with Romania's Ioana Raluca Olaru
Dangerous German floater Tommy Haas then needed just seven games to get past Michael Llodra, leading 4-3 when his French opponent retired hurt after crashing into a ball girl.