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Security breach as fan attempts selfie with Federer

May 24, 2015 19:35 IST

Security was breached at the French Open on Sunday when a fan jumped onto Court Philippe Chatrier and attempted to take a selfie with Roger Federer.

The Swiss, who appeared startled, had just beaten Alejandro Falla in the first round. The fan, who walked alongside Federer for a few seconds, was escorted away.

Security at the tournament was breached two years ago during the final between Rafa Nadal and fellow Spaniard David Ferrer, when a protestor leapt from the stands on to the court, carrying a flare and protesting against France's same-sex marriage law.

Image: Switzerland's Roger Federer appeals to security after a spectator tries to take a "selfie" on court after his win

Photograph: Action Images via Reuters/Jason Cairnduff Livepic

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