Roger Federer fuming after selfie-seeking fan sneaks onto centre court at French Open

National Post

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PARIS — Roger Federer is fuming that a kid got on centre court to snap selfies with him on Sunday at the French Open and is demanding better security.

“This should never happen on the Philippe Chatrier court,” the 2009 French Open champion said. “I’m not happy about it. Obviously not one second I’m happy about it.”

The normally calm Swiss says tournament director Gilbert Ysern quickly apologized. Ysern was also seen speaking to Federer’s wife in the players’ lounge.

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The teenage-looking boy ran onto the clay court, put a hand on the 17-time Grand Slam champion’s shoulder and tried to snap photos of them together with his mobile phone. This was as Federer was walking off court from his first-round victory over Alejandro Falla.

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