Wimbledon skirt man auctioning off clothing for charity


Wimbledon skirt man auctioning off clothing for charity
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    The skort worn by a male fan at Wimbledon is going for €1,200 at a charity a…
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The tennis skirt worn by a male spectator after he got pulled onto the tennis courts at Wimbledon is up for auction.

Chris Quinn was attending a women’s doubles exhibition match between at the prestigious tennis competition on Saturday.

Kim Clijsters, her partner and her opponents had been interacting with the fans all day, Quinn said, so when she asked for advice, he jumped at the opportunity.

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“Kim had said to the audience, ‘will I serve left or right?’ and I said ‘body serve’,” he told the BBC. “And the next thing you know, she responded to my shout-out by saying, ‘Do you think you can handle my serve?'”

He was then walked down to the court and handed a tennis racket – but since the Wimbledon rules state that competitors must wear white, he needed a costume change.Clijsters, who is a four-time grand slam champion, pulled out a spare tennis skort, which Quinn immediate put on over his clothes.

“I wasn’t leaving the court until I got to play against Kim Clijsters so did I pull them up? Absolutely and I’d do it again,” he said.

Quinn, who is part of the Greystones Lawn Tennis Club, returned one of three “body” serv…

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