After his lackluster performance in the Davis Cup, Diego Schwartzman continues his poor performance: he fell in his singles match of the Rod Laver Cup 6-2 and 6-1 against Stefanos Tsitsipas, in 1 hour and 16 minutes of play. In the first turn, the Norwegian Casper Ruud had beaten the American Jack Sock 6-4, 5-7 and 10-7. Then, the Greek's triumph put Europe ahead of the International team 2-0, at the start of the Rod Laver Cup, which takes place at the O2 Arena in London.
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But beyond the situation of the As a result, the tournament experienced a shocking incident this Friday, which could have been much more serious, when a climate change activist burned his arm sitting on the pitch at the O2 Arena, during a break in the game played by Tsitsipas and 'Peque'.
A moment of anguish that came to affect the court.
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The young man was protesting against private planes used in Great Britain, wearing a t-shirt bearing the inscription End UK private jets.
After setting yourself on fire with some type of fuel,the flames spread over a small part of the pitch, leaving a mark.
“He came from I don't know where… I have no idea what he wanted. I've never experienced an incident like this in the track. I hope he's fine,” said Tsitsipas after the duel.
This match marked the end of the afternoon session at London's O2 Arena.
Now comes Roger Federer's farewell match.
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*With information from AFP and La Nación, from Argentina. From the Newspaper Group of America (GDA).