ALEXANDER ZVEREV was POOED on by a bird during his second round clash at the Australian Open on Thursday.
The German, 25, claimed the first set against American Michael Mmoh, winning a tie-break on the Margaret Court Arena.
Alexander Zverev had to clean the poo out of his hair
He saw the funny side of it as he laughed on his way back to the baseline
The pair were then locked together at 2-2 in the second set when an embarrassing moment struck for the 2020 US Open finalist.
As he prepared to serve at 0-15 down, Zverev put his hand to the back of his head.
He then looked annoyed as he trudged to his seat to find a towel.
The crowd began to catch wind of what had happened and started to hysterically laugh at the bizarre scene.
Zverev finished cleaning the poo out of his hair and then apologised to Mmoh for the delay.
He did seem to see the funny side as he smiled on his way back to the baseline.
The Australian Open spectators then cheered Zverev on as he prepared to resume the match following the mishap.
But the day ended in disappointment for the No12 seed as Mmoh fought back to claim a stunning 6-7 (1) 6-4 6-3 6-2 win.
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It is the first time since Wimbledon in 2019 that Zverev has entered a Grand Slam and failed to make it to the third round.
Meanwhile, Mmoh will now face fellow American JJ Wolf for a place in the fourth round.
It is the first time the 25-year-old has progressed beyond the second round of a Slam.