A flare-waving masked protester interrupted the French Open final between Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer on Sunday afternoon.
Security shut that down quickly. Nadal went on to win his record eighth French Open title in straight sets. He is 59-1 at Roland Garros.
The man had “Kids Rights” written on his body. There are also unconfirmed reports the man was possibly protesting the recent marriage equality passage in France: Liberté, Égalité, Beyoncé!
Given that weird protest moment, a reminder that Monica Seles was stabbed on court 20 yrs ago last month. Crazy stuff.
Here’s video of today’s interruption:
Protesters also called for President Francois Hollande’s dismissal: