Jodie Burrage comes to rescue of unwell ball boy at Wimbledon... with a bag of Percy Pigs

Britain's Jodie Burrage (right) helps a ball boy after they passed out on day one of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon - Jodie Burrage arrives to save an ailing ball boy... with a bag of it Percy Pigs - PA
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Forgetting tennis, British player Jodie Burrage impressed at Wimbledon when she came to the rescue of a sick ball boy with some Percy Pig candy.

The quick-thinking Burrage noticed the ball boy seemed unsteady on his feet, and as he took a seat behind her service line, she rushed to the players' fridge for an energy drink. She also gave him an energy gel from her personal bag to cheer him up and crouched in front of him to see if he was alright.
Thanks to the help of a generous member of the crowd, Burrage, 23, was also able to offer him some of the pig-shaped gummy candies.

It was alarming that the British No. 5 acted fastest in 18th, considering she had to focus on her first-round match against Lesia Tsurenko - and was 5-2 down in the first set at the start of the break.
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But it was five minutes before the ailing ball boy received medical attention and Burrage's opponent Tsurenko too looked concerned as he bent over the net to see if the boy was ok while waiting for official help to follow.
Ball boy was helped off - PA
It was the second break in the game for Burrage and Tsurenko, who suspended play earlier in the day due to rain. The ball boy was later treated by paramedics and left in a wheelchair.
Unfortunately, Burrage couldn't fight his way back into the first round match. Despite a strong performance on grass this season, in which she reached the final of a Challenger event and defeated world No. 4 Paula Badosa at Eastbourne, she ended up losing 6-2, 6-3 to Tsurenko.
There are many other British involvements on Monday at SW19. Emma Raducanu and Andy Murray open their tournaments later in the day, while Cameron Norrie, Ryan Peniston, Heather Watson, Jay Clark, Katie Swan and Lily Miyazaki all get up and go.
Jodie Burrage
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