If there is one thing we're used to in women's tennis, it's the loud sounds that come from either side of the court. Maria Sharapova made them famous, Serena Williams uses her grunting as a form of intimidation and it's pretty universal at this point.
But men's tennis? The yells are becoming a thing of the present and Andy Murray isn't a fan.
In his fourth-round match against Carlos Berlocq, Murray lost it after being broke in the first set, telling chair umpire Steve Ullrich that the noises were "ridiculous."
"It’s ridiculous. He’s grunting and I’m still hitting the ball. It’s a joke," Murray said as he sat in his chair. "Absolutely ridiculous. His grunting is ridiculous. Never heard anything like it on the men’s tour before. Never."
Murray went on to win the match 7-6 (4), 6-4 to advance to the quarterfinals, but was Murray right about the grunting? Watch video below of the entire match and let us know what you think. Were the noises justified or was Murray right to be upset?
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