After a protester sets an arm on fire on the court, the Laver Cup competition is briefly stopped.

A man ran on court and set his arm on fire during a Laver Cup match at Londons O2 Arena . The man was protesting the use of private jets in the United Kingdom .

During a Laver Cup match at Londons O2 Arena on Friday, a man ran on court and set his arm on fire.During the match between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Diego Schwartzman, the man, protesting the use of private jets in the United Kingdom, sat down and lit a candle on his arm.Following a quick check to see if the court surface had been scratched, security personnel rushed to drag the man off the court before play resumed.According to a Laver Cup official, a man walked into the court this afternoon and was promptly taken off by security.

The man, who staged his protest during the second set of the match, wore a T-shirt with the name End UK Private Jets.He was reportedly a member of the End UK Private Jets group, which claims that carbon dioxide emissions in 2022 are a genocide, according to British media.Tsitsipas won the match 6-2 6-1, giving Team Europe a 2-0 lead over the Rest Of The World in the competition after Casper Ruud had earlier defeated Jack Sock 6-4 5-7 10-7.Roger Federer, the Swiss tennis legend, will face Rafa Nadal of the United States on Friday for the final match of his career, with the 41-year-old facing his great rivals Sock and Frances Tiafoe.