Found August 28, 2013 on Fox Sports:
German tennis star Sabine Lisicki was minding her own business Monday during the second set of her opening-round win over Vera Dushevina, when a fame-hungry, acorn-hungry or otherwise attention-seeking squirrel decided to interrupt the party: Ridding a tennis court of a squirrel is serious business. They're not especially responsive to verbal commands, they think everything is food -- and you definitely don't want to touch them because there's always the risk of rabies. But, it is reasonable to think there would be a more time-tested strategy of getting them out of the field of play. After all, it's not the first time a squirrel has brought play to a halt at a sporting event -- or even the U.S. Open. Just last year, a pesky rodent caused a ruckus during a match between Julien Benneteau and Olivier Rochus: And earlier this month, a so-called "iterant squirrel" tried to throw Tiger Woods off his game at the Bridgestone Invitational. ( It didn't work .) During this year's college baseball season, a squirrel " so ignorant as to the rules of baseball it ran the bases in the wrong direction " made news when checked in on a Wichita State-Kansas game: And then there's the most famous rogue squirrel of all -- the "Rally Squirrel," who darted across home plate during the fifth inning of Game 4 of the 2011 NLDS between the Cardinals and Phillies. The Cardinals would go on to win the World Series that year and the squirrel got his own baseball card and was included in the design for St. Louis' World Series rings. One has to imagine that all of the copycat squirrels since then have just been trying to live up to his reputation.

Sabine Lisicki gets up close with rodent at the U.S. Open

Awwww, I love little critters! Even if they do carry rabies. During Sabine Lisicki’s early-round match at the U.S. Open this week, the chair umpire had to delay the match because a squirrel ran onto the court. Even the stodgy world of tennis could find the humor in it. The crowd laughed as the furry little sweetheart ran across the court. Personal note No. 1: I had a debate with...

Squirrel interrupts match at U.S. Open

Cutest Little Squirrel Halts U.S. Open Momentarily

Sabine Lisicki and Vera Dushevina were allotted a small break unexpectedly during their first round match-up at the U.S. Open of tennis on Wednesday. It was by far the most entertaining that happened during the first round of the U.S. Open. Yay, tennis. [Guyism] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

A Squirrel Went Streaking During The US Open

This batty little squirrel decided to get a run in during the first round match between Sabine Lisicki and Vera Dushevina. Lisicki would go on to win the match, but it was the brazen little  squirrel that won the hearts of the audience. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Video: Squirrel Takes Center Stage at the US Open

The excitement of the tennis at the US Open is driving fans to nuts!  So much so that a squirrell ended up taking center stage during a match between Sabine Lisicki and Vera Dushevina.  (Get it? Squirell..nuts?) Bad joke aside, no one can deny the fancy footwork on that little guy.  He must have given Sabine some tips as she took the match 6-2. 7-6 (3).  Enjoy!
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