A person set his arm on hearth on the court docket Friday throughout a tennis match in London to protest the usage of personal jets in Britain.
Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece was taking part in Diego Schwartzman of Argentina in a Laver Cup match on the O2 Area when the unidentified man stormed the court docket whereas carrying a T-shirt that learn “Finish UK Non-public Jets.”
The Swiss nice Roger Federer was as a result of take to the court docket later within the day for the ultimate match of his profession, with the 41-year-old partnering with Rafael Nadal of Spain to face the American duo of Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe.
Photographs confirmed the person’s arm engulfed in flames.
He was carried off the court docket by three safety guards earlier than the sport resumed, cellphone video confirmed.
“A person accessed the court docket this afternoon and was promptly eliminated by safety,” an official with Laver Cup stated.
The official stated the person has since been arrested.
Tsitsipas ended up successful Friday’s match, 6-2, 6-1, giving Crew Europe a 2-0 benefit.
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