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Unattended bag causes scare

Updated: January 4, 2010, 6:10 PM ET
Associated Press

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- The stadium where the ASB Classic women's tennis tournament is being played was briefly evacuated Tuesday after an unattended bag was found.

The discovery of the bag coincided with a protest against the presence at the tournament of Israeli player Shahar Peer, but organizers said the events were apparently unconnected.

Players and spectators were forced to leave the tennis complex and streets around the central Auckland stadium were sealed off while emergency ...

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