The buzz cut came as the Australian tennis ace fought and eventually lost the match against Russia Karen Khachanovthe stunt catching the attention of television commentators covering the tournament.
“It’s a weird time to do that,” said ESPN analyst and former professional tennis player John McEnroe dryly. “So now we’ve seen it all.”
JIDION GETS CUT AT US OPEN 🤣 @Jidion6 https://t.co/wNbTMyIFsF
— Sports Center (@SportsCenter) 1662516774000
The fan, who wore a Louis Vuitton barber cape while his companion gave him a tight crop with a set of clippers, was identified by Sports Illustrated as YouTuber JiDion. As a result, the couple were reportedly escorted out of Arthur Ashe Stadium.
With its late-night matches and rowdy crowds, the final Grand Slam of the year attracts a wide variety of colorful characters each year to Rinse the meadows.
“Beer Girl” Megan Lucky made her triumphant return this year, downing a whole 500 milliliter (18 imperial fluid ounce) glass of beer while on the jumbotron (huge television screen) to the delight of thousands of tennis fans in a revival of his captivating performances in 2021.
“Seems to become a tradition at this point,” posted the tournament’s official Twitter account alongside a video of Lucky downing the beer all at once. “I missed you guys,” Lucky replied.