Animals have induced absolute havoc at a WTA match at Melbourne Park in scenes which have been likened to an Alfred Hitchcock movie.
The mayhem unfolded on Monday evening throughout second seed Bianca Andreescu’s win over American Madison Brengle on the Phillip Island Trophy.
The 2019 US Open champion’s win didn’t come simple although as each birds and bugs swarmed across the courtroom.
On a number of events seagulls even compelled the match to be delayed, as you may see within the video above.
In a single hilarious second, Madison Brengle even tried to swat away a seagull utilizing her racquet.
She later advised reporters the match was “like a Hitchcock factor”, referencing the Hitchcock traditional movie The Birds.
The beginning of the match was even delayed so hen poo could possibly be cleaned off the courtroom.
Massive beetles had been additionally seen crawling throughout the courtroom, leaving Brengle confused.
“What’s that one? It’s like a tablet bug … however larger!” Brengle mentioned.
The scenes unsurprisingly went viral with abroad tennis followers fully flabbergasted by what they had been seeing.
New York Occasions journalist Ben Rothenberg known as the match “absurd” and declared it was worthy of going viral.
“This Brengle-Andreescu match needs to be airing on Animal Planet. It’s been absurd,” Rothenberg wrote on Twitter, alongside a GIF of the swarming seagulls over the courtroom.
“That match deserves to go viral.”
The wild scenes occurred simply days after an identical, barely extra peaceable, second that includes fan favorite Naomi Osaka.
The Japanese star delighted tennis followers together with her response to a curious butterfly throughout her third spherical win over Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur on John Cain Area.
The Australian Open third seed caught the eye of the butterfly halfway by the second and closing set of the match, disrupting Osaka’s service recreation as it flew round her physique.
Nonetheless the 2019 Australian Open champion was removed from pissed off, as an alternative taking the time to seize the butterfly earlier than supply it to security together with the courtroom.
The hassle initially backfired as the butterfly returned to Osaka and landed on her face, earlier than it will definitely flew away to the cheaper seats.
The healthful second delighted followers around the globe with many taking to social media to share their ideas.
“It was the cutest factor ever,” one fan wrote on Twitter.
“Naomi’s cute,” one other wrote.