Wimbledon 2023: Daniil Medvedev ended the challenge of wildcard Arthur Ferry on the third day of Wimbledon. Rain also disrupted the third day of Wimbledon, with matches being called off twice on outdoor courts. Due to the weather in the main stadium, the matches were stopped for a while. Environmental activists also disrupted the two bouts.
Inga Swiatek advances to the next round
Top seeded star woman player Inga Swiatek registered a straight set win in the second round of the tournament on Wednesday. Poland’s Swiatek defeated Spain’s Sara Sorribos Tormo 6-2, 6-0 to enter the third round. On the other hand, Russia’s third seed Medvedev showed the way out by defeating 20-year-old Arthur Ferry of Britain in straight sets 7-5, 6-4, 6-3 in the first round match.
Matches interrupted due to Protest
Climate Protesters registered their protest. Protesters threw orange powder on the court. In the first incident, two protesters ran onto the center court lawn holding boxes marked with 1,000-piece jigsaws. The security personnel caught him and took him outside the ground.
Vibandan says two people have been arrested after the incident at the court. The protesters include a woman and a man. Protesters from the Just Stop Oil Protests have protested at several sporting events. Demonstrations are underway against the UK government’s new Tess, gas and coal project.