LONDON -- Heather Watson had the dubious honour of receiving the second-biggest fine in Wimbledon history. Naturally, she isnt too happy about it.The Briton was fined $12,000 (￡9,294) for angrily slamming her racket into the ground during her defeat to Annika Beck in the first round of the womens singles.It was the largest penalty at this years championships so far and accounted for nearly a third of Watsons prize money.I dont see it as fair, Watson said. I was so shocked. I looked at the piece of paper and I just saw the two, so I thought, Oh OK. But $12,000 for bouncing my racket once is I think a bit excessive, especially because I havent done anything like this before.I had no previous history, Im not a maniac on the court, I dont do controversial things consistently or ever really. It was a bad mistake. I know it was the wrong thing to do, but it was in the heat of the moment in a match I was desperate to win.Viktor Troicki was fined $10,000 for his epic rant at umpire Damiano Torella over a line call last week, calling him the worst umpire ever in the world.Pablo Cuevas and Marcel Granollers were fined $9,000 (￡7,749) and $7,500 (￡5,812), respectively, for code violations -- including Cuevas threatening to urinate in a ball can when he was denied a toilet break, with the umpire having to be escorted away by security after the doubles team staged a sit-down protest.While Watson may have been disappointed by her singles defeat, she is through to the third round of the womens doubles with Naomi Broady. She also reached the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles Thursday with Finn Henri Kontinen when they shocked defending champions Leander Paes and Martina Hingis.Having received walkovers in their first two rounds, Watson and Kontinen were playing in their first match together, but secured a 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Paes and Hingis, who have four mixed doubles majors together and 35 Grand Slam doubles titles between them.We were warming up and getting ready each day and we were always put on at the end of the day, so weve literally just been ready to play for each match and theyve told us last minute, Watson said.I think today in the first set we were finding our ground, getting comfortable with each other, and then we kind of took off, especially in that third set.Watson and Kontinen next face American Scott Lipsky and Russian Alla Kudryavtseva. If we keep playing like this I think we do have a good chance, said the Briton, who is through to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal.Information from the Press Association was used in this report.?Marcus Sorensen Jersey . Sulaiman, 44, was chosen unanimously Tuesday in a vote by the leadership, the World Boxing Council said. Sulaiman becomes the sixth president of the organization. Tomas Hertl Sharks Jersey . It is a cliché dragged out by fans and pundits regularly when discussions take place around which teams are better than others. http://www.officialsharksnhlshop.com/antti-suomela-jersey/ . White came in fourth place in the event. He was the two-time defending gold medallist. The gold medal went to Swiss snowboarder Iouri Podladtchikov. Brent Burns Jersey . The recently retired Stern was elected Friday to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and will be enshrined with the class of 2014 on Aug. Aaron Dell Sharks Jersey .7 million, one-year contract, a raise of $2.2 million. Wieters had asked for $8.75 million and the Orioles had offered $6.DAVIS, Calif. -- Ben Scott threw for 381 yards and four touchdowns to lead UC Davis to a 52-35 win over Southern Oregon on Saturday night.Ramon Vargas, who hauled in a 65-yard third quarter touchdown pass from Scott, had six catches for 208 yards, and Manusamoa Luuga finished with 145 yards on 13 carries, including a 90-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and a 13-yard TD in the second.Tied at 21 midway through the second quarter, UC Davis (1-1) took the lead for good on Scotts 255-yard touchdown throw to Keelan Doss.dddddddddddd The Aggies also had touchdowns from Joshua Kelley and Ethan Hicks, Matt Blair had a 29-yard field goal, and the defense reeled in four interceptions.Tanner Trosin was 25 of 51 for 428 yards and three touchdowns for Southern Oregon, which plays in the NAIA. Zack Davis had touchdown catches of 67 and 93 yards. ' ' '
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