The sight briefly delayed the start of the second set of the match between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Diego Schwartzman. As reported by ESPN, the activist was carrying a lighter and wearing a white t-shirt with a message about private jets and “walked up to the black court and sat down near the net”, before being arrested. security personnel take away.
“It’s out of nowhere. … I’ve never had an incident like this happen in court,” Tsitsipas said. “I hope he’s okay.”
Tsitsipas finished with a 6-2, 6-1 win for Team Europe over Team World’s Schwartzman to give his team a 2-0 lead in the competition.