Normally, tennis players prefer fans remain quiet during their points. But during a recent match at the Japan Open, one fan was a little too quiet for Marco Chiudinelli.

Chiudinelli was losing 6-4, 5-2 to Janko Tipsarevic during the eighth game of the second set when he noticed a sleeping fan in the stands behind Tipsarevic. Chiudinelli paused the match and pointed at the sleeping man, asking Tipsarevic to wake him up. Tipsarevic tossed a ball at the man while the chair umpire waved at him.

And it appears the spectator finally aroused from his slumber just in time to see Chiudinelli lose the last few points of the match. Now that's karma.

(H/T to USA Today)

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter to read them first!