KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. - In A League Of Their Own, Tom Hanks famously said "there is no crying in baseball." What about tennis?
The "Sony Ericsson Open" continues this week in Key Biscayne, with or without crybabies.
Trailing in his match, and annoyed by a crying baby in the stands, David Ferrer from Spain, hit a lob towards the wailing infant after losing his serve.
The ball didn't come close to the baby, but it must have worked.
The baby stopped crying.
Ferrer went on to lose the match to American Mardy Fish, 7-5, 6-2.
Ferrer blamed his defeat not on the noisy tot, but on a case of indigestion.
Fish now holds the top U.S. spot in the tournament.
Mardy Fish will face No. 2 seeded Novak Djokovic Friday in a semifinal match. Djokovic remains unbeaten this year.