Tennis Star Gabriela Sabatini's Statue Left Empty-Handed by Vandals

A statue of Gabriela Sabatini, the only Argentine to have won a Grand Slam singles title, was ruined by vandals. They stole the tennis raquet from the statue.

updated: October 29, 2014 14:19 IST
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Statue of Argentina's Gabriela Sabatini after the tennis raquet from her hand was stolen.


Buenos Aires: Perhaps it was meant as a backhanded compliment.

Vandals have made off with the racket that was clasped in the hands of a newly unveiled statue of Argentine tennis star Gabriela Sabatini in Buenos Aires.

The miscreants left the artwork looking rather empty-handed just a few weeks after it was made public on the Rio de la Plata waterfront.

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