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Rogue sprinkler soaks Wimbledon Mixed Doubles team

Posted: 3:04 PM, Jul 05, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-05 17:04:37-04
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LONDON — A sprinkler malfunction left two Wimbledon Mixed Doubles competitors soaked.

During a Mixed Doubles match on Court 15 the sprinkler behind the chair umpire went off unexpectedly, spraying Germany's Laura SIegemund and New Zealand's Artem Sitak.

It took Sitak a few seconds to move out of the way.

After maintenance apparently got it stopped the sprinkler went off a second time, knocking over a trash can and sending Siegemund scurrying again.