By Olivia B. Waxman
January 22, 2015

A ball boy got hit in the crotch during day 4 of the Australian Open Thursday by a serve from Spain’s Feliciano López during the second round singles match against France’s Adrian Mannarino.

The young man must have been in pain, considering the 12th-seed López once served a 152 mph bullet.

It was a rough game for Mannarino too, who had to retire from the game in fourth set because of what is believed to be heat exhaustion, allowing López to advance to the third round.

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