Tennis games have been halted for a variety of reasons in the past, but there have been few more bizarre than the stoppage at the Miami Open.
The match between Tommy Haas and Jiri Vesely was delayed as a huge iguana perched upon the scoreboard, before scurrying across the court itself when officials attempted to catch it.
Haas even grabbed a selfie with the rogue reptile, a move which did not go down too well with the umpire.
And here it is…
Special selfie @miamiopen , thanks for coming out to watch some Tennis A post shared by tommy haas (@tommyhaasofficial) on Mar 22, 2017 at 3:53pm PDT
Cue a new opportunity for memes…
Vesely went on to beat Haas 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5.
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