Andy Murray was so pissed that he could not acquire a piss in the course of a marathon match at the Australian Open on Thursday evening … he unloaded on the chair ump, calling her refusal of a potty crack a straight-up “joke.”
Murray and Thanasi Kokkinakis battled for around 5 Several hours at the famed tennis tournament in Melbourne … and just the ahead of the match went to its fifth set, Murray requested to hit the toilet.
The dilemma? He had previously been the moment earlier in the course of the contest — so, the ump refused his request.
And, which is when Murray snapped.
“Do you know some thing?” Murray claimed as it neared 4 AM in Australia. “I respect the guidelines. It truly is so disrespectful that the match has us out right here until finally three, f***ing 4 o’clock in the early morning and we’re not authorized to go choose a piss.”
Murray ongoing, “It is really a joke. It is a joke. And you know it as properly. It truly is disrespectful. It truly is disrespectful to you, it’s disrespectful to the ball youngsters. It can be disrespectful to the players and we’re not authorized to go to the rest room. It is really ridiculous.”
Former No. 1-ranked tennis participant Andy Roddick agreed with Murray … writing on Twitter in the course of the match, “This is just so dumb.”
Murray in some way recovered even with not currently being permitted to decrease himself … earning a 4-6, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 6-3, 7-5 acquire that started out on Thursday evening and officially finished at 4:05 AM on Friday.
The 35-yr-previous will now facial area Roberto Bautista Agut in the tournament’s 3rd spherical on Saturday. This is to hoping for no bladder concerns then.