It was quite a racket - one that kept going until Cation finally realized that it wasn't from a phone. "That's an apartment across the lake," he confirmed, as the game resumed.
Unlike a grand stadium sport, intimate games like tennis are typically vulnerable to objectionable sounds that can disrupt a player's concentration.
At one point, even the players responded. Kreuger aggressively smashed a ball in the couple's direction, inciting bursts of laughter from the crowd, and Tiafoe exclaimed, "It can't be that good!" Think again, buddy. Maybe it is.
The spectators were eating it all up. At one point, a giggling mother could be seen encouraging her boy to cover his ears in order to prevent the game from scarring him for life.
"Well, everyone was looking around to see where that was coming from and finally figured out that wasn't a video," Cation said.
Still bewildered over the rowdy coitus, he quipped, "At least somebody's having a good night."