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The lady wore a shirt which bore the slogan: “Now we have 1028 days left.”© AFP

The French Open semi-final between Casper Ruud and Marin Cilic was held up for 13 minutes on Friday when a protestor ran onto the court docket and tied herself to the web. The lady leapt from the Court docket Philippe Chatrier crowd throughout the sixth recreation of the third set. She wore a shirt which bore the slogan: “Now we have 1028 days left.” She was ultimately faraway from the court docket whereas the gamers headed again to the locker room. The match later resumed, Ruud working out a 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 winner to turn into the primary Norwegian man to succeed in a Grand Slam remaining the place he’ll meet 13-time champion Rafael Nadal.

French Open organisers mentioned the “environmental activist managed to get onto Philippe-Chatrier court docket and connected herself to the web with metallic wires and glue”.

“The safety staff wanted to formally determine the objects she used to get onto the court docket earlier than they might take away her.”

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Organisers added: “The younger lady, of French nationality, entered the grounds with a sound ticket early within the day.

“She was then handed over to the police.”

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