Climate Protester Sets Himself Ablaze at London Tennis Tournament

A climate protester set himself on fire on the court at the Laver Cup tennis tournament in London, England, on Friday, September 23, according to news reports.

Photos captured on the scene at the O2 Arena show the man, who was wearing a shirt reading “End UK private jets,” holding a lighter as flames burn on his arm and the court.

Video posted by Madina Mouleu on Friday shows the man being carried off the court after the incident in London.

The 2022 Laver Cup was expected to be historic as Roger Federer, a 20-time Grand Slam winner, was set to play the last match of his professional career, according to event organizers. Credit: Madina Mouleu via Storyful

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