All the buzz: Bee invasion halts Algaraz-Zverev quarterfinal at BNP Paribas Open

Play was temporarily suspended at the BNP Paribas Open on Thursday due to a bee attack.

A swarm of bees swarmed Stadium 1 during the first set of the much-anticipated quarterfinal between Carlos Algarz and Alexander Zverev.

The video shows Alcaraz quickly leaving the court to hide from the bees.

Video from the stands shows spectators leaving their seats to avoid the bees.

According to tournament officials, the official delay time is approximately 90 minutes.

Fortunately, local player Lance Davis was able to continue the match.

Davis was able to safely and efficiently remove the bees from the stadium.

The tournament released a statement about Davis, saying:

Lance Davis has worked with the tournament for nearly seven years. He works with the tournament series year-round, as needed, and has been out to the event a few times this year to help with other beekeeping needs around the grounds.

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He used a vacuum that strained the bees into a live capture cage, a natural and humane way to remove them from the site.

This area is a hotspot for bees at this time of year when all the flowers are blooming and blooming.

Additionally, bees can be attracted to low-frequency sound waves and music bass because they sense the vibrations and are drawn to those locations.

The tournament is very grateful for his quick response to this situation and continued support for the BNP Paribas Open.

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