A protester set himself on fire on a tennis court just before Roger Federer is scheduled to play his final match at 02 in a shocking incident.
The climate activist set his right arm on fire in the middle of court to protest the use of private jets in the UK.
The 20-year-old protester, named Kai, is a member of the group End UK Private Jets, which claims “carbon emissions in 2022 are genocide”.
Tennis legend Roger Federer will play the final match of his legendary career on the court at the Laver Cup in London later today.
Yesterday tennis icons Andy Murray, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic all played on the same court with Federer in a doubles match at the tournament.
Federer and Nadal will play together in the Laver Cup doubles final tonight against Americans Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe.
The climate activist interrupted the second set of a men’s singles match between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Schwartzman.
He lit and grimaced as the flames licked his arm, but it didn’t seem to hurt him.
The man has appeared in several videos in the past explaining his hard-line stance on climate activism.