Andy Murray was so pissed that he could not take a piss throughout a marathon match on the Australian Open on Thursday night time … he unloaded on the chair ump, calling her refusal of a potty break a straight-up “joke.”
Murray and Thanasi Kokkinakis battled for over FIVE HOURS on the famed tennis event in Melbourne … and simply the earlier than the match went to its fifth set, Murray requested to hit the bathroom.
The drawback? He had already been as soon as beforehand in the course of the contest — so, the ump refused his request.
And, that is when Murray snapped.
“Do you realize one thing?” Murray stated because it neared 4 AM in Australia. “I respect the foundations. It’s so disrespectful that the event has us out right here till three, f***ing 4 o’clock within the morning and we’re not allowed to go take a piss.”
Murray continued, “It’s a joke. It is a joke. And you realize it as nicely. It’s disrespectful. It’s disrespectful to you, it is disrespectful to the ball youngsters. It’s disrespectful to the gamers and we’re not allowed to go to the bathroom. It’s ridiculous.”
Former No. 1-ranked tennis participant Andy Roddick agreed with Murray … writing on Twitter in the course of the match, “This is simply so dumb.”
Murray one way or the other recovered regardless of not being allowed to alleviate himself … incomes a 4-6, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 6-3, 7-5 win that began on Thursday night time and formally ended at 4:05 AM on Friday.
The 35-year-old will now face Roberto Bautista Agut within the event’s third spherical on Saturday. Here’s to hoping for no bladder points then.