A French tennis player collapsed mid-match on Monday in a scary scene at the Miami Open. 

Arthur Cazaux was in the middle of the third set awaiting a serve from Harold Mayot when he fell to the ground.

He laid on his back for several seconds before a medic and the chair umpire came to check on him. 

Video of the incident showed Cazaux, dressed in a white shirt and black shorts, crumple to the ground as he began to ready himself for play to continue. 

It was about nine seconds after he initially fell that a medic runs into the frame and the chair ump started to make his way over to the scene. 

Mayot had been serving at 1-2, 30-all in the third set when Cazaux fainted. 

Cazaux had to be taken off the court in a wheelchair, handing Mayot the win 6-4, 5-7, 2-1 retirement.

Video of Cazaux being taken off the court also had the umpire announcing that he had to retire from the match “due to illness.”

It’s unclear what the illness was related to, but temperatures in Miami reached around 87 degrees Fahrenheit with 70 percent humidity, according to the US Sun. 

Mayot was seen in another clip posted on X walking over to Cazaux to check on how he was doing. 

Mayot will face David Goffin, a former world No. 7, in his next match at the tournament. 

Arthur Cazaux of France during a match of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in February. AP

Monday was not the first time a player collapsed at the Miami Open in recent years. 

Jack Draper collapsed in 2021 during the event in his first-round match against Mikhail Kukushkin due to the overbearing Florida sun and humidity. 

Last summer, Yibing Wu fainted on the court during the Mubadala Citi DC Open.

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