It takes a lot to be the main attraction on a tennis court that includes Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin del Potro and movie star Ben Stiller, but that's what happened on Monday night in New York City.
At the BNP Paribas Showdown, an exhibition at Madison Square Garden, Nadal grabbed Stiller out of the crowd to hit with him against del Potro and a partner. The thing was, del Potro didn't have a partner, and was left searching the crowd for someone to go up against the two big names.
He found 9-year-old Rebecca Suarez, who ran onto the court, gave her a weapon and put her at the net to face Stiller. What happened was the highlight of the night, with Rebecca smashing any ball that came close to her over the net with solid form, winning points, the crowd and the announcers.
- Sports & Recreation
- Juan Martin del Potro
- Rafael Nadal
- Ben Stiller