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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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There was a time when the highest wicket-taker in the history of women's one-day international cricket was a mere ball girl in backyard cricket.
And Kevin Prendergast's Himmah, which coped well enough with testing ground when runner-up to Ball Girl over course and distance, is napped to open her account in the opener in Roscommon.
Then the ball girl was given instructions as to where to stand with the umbrella to shade Murray and his team got a running commentary.
NOVAK Djokovic brushed past Marin Cilic into Wimbledon's semi-finals then immediately apologised to the ball girl he had shouted at on Tuesday.
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
Fourteen-year-old Jana Pages, whose fascination with tennis was heightened by a stint as ball girl in past Davis Cup ties held in the country, ruled the girls' singles finals of the recent POC-PSC Batang Pinoy 2012 national finals in Iloilo City.
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.