Protester Disrupts French Open Match With Flare

Bare-chested man runs through tennis set with lit torch; protest aimed at gay marriage legislation.
1:22 | 06/09/13

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Skier for a famous tennis players millions were watching today a protestor with a fiery torch. Headed for the court security moving in quickly to get him to protect player Rafael Nadal here's ABC's Jeffrey -- tonight. It was not the kind of action spectators who come to see at center court here. -- -- -- -- -- -- The bare -- protesters storming onto the court with a -- and stopping the men's singles final. Well fast acting security wrestled -- -- the ground then it's gone silent glare. Thankfully he. Security on that quickly around for the. The protest was directed at France's decision last month to legalize gay marriage and it's not the first gear during a major tennis match. During the 2009 final a man jumped -- -- center court and tried to put a Red Hat on Roger Federer. The worst incident wasn't Hamburg Germany in 1993. When a man reached over courtside railing and that -- ranked Monica Seles. He recovered and won the Italian open three years later today play resumed within minutes. Spaniard wrapped and -- -- who admitted it was a little bit scared by what happened shook it off to go and win a record eight French and -- Hoffman ABC news the.

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