When nature calls, generally you simply should reply.
After dropping the second set, Kokkinakis, who had taken a toilet break after the primary set, approached chair umpire Katarzyna Radwan-Cho.
“All I ask is to strive ep*ss,” he advised her. “Now you are telling me I’ve 50 seconds. You will be real looking and provides me one thing first rate for as soon as.
“F**king sh*t, we’ve two for a match,” he added, referring to the variety of toilet breaks allowed in five-setters. “You need me to p*ss on the court docket?
“Is that what you need?”
Kokkinakis finally misplaced in 4 units to Russia’s Karen Khachanov, who overturned a 4-1 deficit within the fourth set tiebreak to shut out the match and advance to the fourth spherical.
Former Nice Britain participant Laura Robson, who now works as a pundit for Eurosport, defined why Kokkinakis could have had bother going to the toilet and returning in time.
“It’s a must to dash, however the issue is on the Simonne-Mathieu monitor, the bogs should not as shut as they’re in Chatrier and Lenglen.
“You possibly can see his frustration as a result of he is making an attempt to get there as rapidly as doable, however bodily it is not going to occur … however not less than it did not occur in court docket.”