Andy Murray says he “lost respect” for third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas during a feisty US Open match where the Briton accused his opponent of “cheating” by taking lengthy bathroom breaks. Murray was angered by the Greek having an eight-minute toilet break before the fifth set of their first-round match.
Also know, is Andy Murray playing the US Open 2021?
US Open 2021: Andy Murray loses to Stefanos Tsitsipas, Dan Evans through, Heather Watson & Harriet Dart out. Andy Murray produced his finest display in four injury-disrupted years but fell agonisingly short of beating Greek world number three Stefanos Tsitsipas in a thrilling start to the US Open.
Herein, do tennis players get bathroom breaks?
Sitting on the border between legitimacy and cynical gamesmanship, the bathroom break is controversial only to the player not taking it. The letter of the law in men’s tennis allows for two comfort breaks in a five-set match—and only in between sets.
Which channel is the US Open tennis on?
ESPN has the exclusive rights to show the tennis in the USA. The tournament will be broadcast live on ESPN and ESPN2. If you have a TV package that includes ESPN, then you’re all set. You can live stream the US Open via the ESPN app or ESPN+ too.