The 2022 Laver Cup is the fifth edition of the Laver Cup, a men's tennis tournament between teams from Europe and the rest of the world.
It is being held on indoor hard courts at The O2 Arena in London, England from 23 until 25 September. Team Europe will attempt to win the title for a fifth consecutive edition
An apparent protester at the Laver Cup, a tennis tournament being held in London, shocked onlookers by rushing onto the court and setting himself on fire.
the man storming onto the court with a lighter in his hand, before he sat down by the net, poured liquid on his right arm, and set fire to it.
“It came out of nowhere. I have no idea what it’s all about. I never had an incident like this happen on-court, so I hope he’s all right,” said Tsitsipas, who defeated Schwartzman.
The protestor is believed to represent Sacrifice for Survival, a climate emergency protest initiative that previously saw its activists set themselves on fire each day with the aim of stopping flights between locations inside the United Kingdom
The incident occurred just hours before Roger Federer will play his last-ever competitive tennis match on the court.