Venus Williams was eliminated in the second round of the US Open on Wednesday, but not before bewildering a ball boy with her mid-match coffee order.
In the middle of Williams’ match against Elina Svitolina, she asked someone on her team to get her a cup of coffee. It was brought in from the stands and given to a ball boy, who then had to deliver it to her.
But there was one problem: Williams had already left her court side seat and was heading into the tunnel. The ball boy just missed her and was left holding the cup. He then had to figure out what to do with it while everyone watched.
“Coffee delivery for Ms. Williams…
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) August 28, 2019