VIDEO: German tennis player left bemused by Yorkshire reporter's accent

German tennis player Alexander Zverev was left bewildered by a reporter's strong Yorkshire accent during a French Open press conference.

The 21-year-old could only smile awkwardly when he was asked about his hopes for the future after his win against Serbian Damir Dzumhur.

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'Where you from, buddy?'

Reporter: 'Do you feel like Rold-Garris could be a turning point for you in terms of having a run in this tournament? If so, what will the difference be?'

Zverev: 'Where you from, buddy?'

Reporter: 'Do you wanna guess? Yorkshire.'

Zverev: 'Jesus. Nice. If they ever make a tournament there I'm definitely coming because of that accent. Love it.'

Zverev then adds: 'I didn't understand a word you were saying'¦ But it's not important.'

After a few more attempts at asking the question the reporter suggested he ask questions at 'all of his Winner's press conferences.'

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'I'll definitely make sure if you get to the final you're asking multiple questions' said Zverev.

Zverev will play against Bosnia-Herzegovina's Damir Dzumhur in the third round after his 2-6, 7-5, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 win.

Footage: BBC

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