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15th Jul 2017

WATCH: Kim Clijsters dresses fan in skirt and invites him to play tennis at Wimbledon

You couldn't make this up.

Darragh Berry

We have watched this over and over again.

They’re having mighty craic at Wimbledon.

It’s the stuff you dream about. You’re in the crowd watching your favourite sport. The footballer/rugby player gets injured and you get the unexpected call on to the pitch from the manager.

This happened at Wimbledon on Friday but there was no injury involved. Kim Clijsters was getting ready to serve and could be heard asking on the court about where she should serve.

There was a big shout from the crowd from a fan who said “body line” just as Clijsters was gearing up to take her shot.

She took his advice on board and subsequently invited the supporter down on to the court so he could play the point.

Clip via Wimbledon

The fan accepted the invitation on to the court and briefly took part in the invitational match between Clijsters and Rennae Stubbs and Andrea Jaeger and Conchita Martinez on Friday.

Of course, if you want to be a professional tennis player, you have to dress like a professional tennis player and Clijsters felt it was only right that he wore the appropriate attire.

Clijsters ran to her kit bag to fetch her new friend a white skirt which she then tried to put on the fan which made for hilarious viewing.

All kitted out now in a white skirt and t-shirt, the fan was then put to the test and the four-time Grand Slam winner Clijsters, after she had finished hysterically laughing, sent a thundering serve his way which he somehow managed to return.

However, his good luck didn’t last for very long and his second attempt at hitting the ball went straight into the net before the game broke down completely.