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Watch: Ballboy makes amazing catch during Federer-Nadal match

The 14-year-old reflexively made the one-handed catch during the Australian Open semi-final.
Jan 27th 2012, 1:29 PM 10,196 40


It’s more like something you’d expect to see at a cricket match than a tennis game, but this one-handed reflexive catch by a ballboy at the Australian Open is seriously impressive.

The teenager reflexively reached out for a stray ball from Roger Federer during the semi-final between Federer and Rafael Nadal in Melbourne.

“I didn’t have much time to think about it,” 14-year-old Dylan Colaci told “I just stuck my hand out and the ball stayed there. I couldn’t believe it myself but then I just had to get straight on with the match”.

What a pro.

(Video via ESPN)

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