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fan ejected, protest, final interrupted, Novak Djokovic vs Daniil Medvedev

Two spectators have been ejected from Rod Laver Arena after their protests halted play during the Australian Open men’s singles final.

Midway through the second set as a rally began to unfold between Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev, two spectators began yelling loudly, forcing the umpire to call a let and have the point replayed.

Video from fellow spectators appear to show one of the patrons wearing a top with the words ‘end systemic racism’ written on the back as both were escorted from the venue by security.

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The protestors reportedly yelled “free the refugees” and appeared to resist officials as they were escorted from the venue.

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