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Watch Jo-Wilfried Tsonga come to the aid of a ball girl during his Australian Open match

Watch Jo-Wilfried Tsonga come to the aid of a ball girl during his Australian Open match
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stopped his match to assist a ball girl in distress at the Australian Open on Wednesday.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga did a good deed on Wednesday.

Hopefully many other people have and will continue to perform acts of human kindness throughout the day, whether or not they are professional tennis players taking part in the Australian Open.

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But Tsonga is, in fact, a professional tennis player taking part in the Australian Open, so his display of decency was captured on video for all of us to appreciate.

During the third set of his 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 win over Omar Jasika, Tsonga noticed that the ball girl behind him seemed to be in distress. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that she had been hit in the face with a ball.

Before preparing for his next serve, the French star went and put his arm around the girl, then signaled for help and helped her off the court.

"She was really in trouble and the eyes were a bit [teary]," Tsonga said after the match. "It was just normal to help her to go out of the stadium. I hope she's doing well now."

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