People have been discussing what’s missing from men’s tennis for some time. Some say the speed of the game has taken away the game’s nuances, while others blame the absence of a consistent American challenger. But yesterday during the Australian Open, we realized that all the sport needed was MORE BIRD ATTACKS!
In today’s semifinal, the birds began to — as Chris Fowler called it on ESPN — “dive-bomb the court.”
Yesterday, McEnroe blamed it on the darn Indian Myras, but today, it was certainly the seagulls.
Seagulls aren’t really that dangerous. How threatened could Andy Murray and David Ferrer be from a creature that’s commonly outsmarted by clean windows? And besides, THOSE GUYS ARE IN AUSTRALIA. That had to get past all of the crocodiles and kangaroos just to get to the match, and they’re gonna freak out over a couple birds. Those guys are worse than soccer players.
Run for cover, boys. You’d hate to end up like this guy: