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Climate group takes responsibility for US Open chaos, offers warning: ‘No tennis on a dead planet’

The climate group Extinction Rebellion took responsibility for the protest that disrupted a U.S. Open match between Coco Gauff and Karolina Muchova on Thursday night.

Three protesters were seen in the stands wearing shirts that read “End Fossil Fuels” and at least one protester glued his shoes to the floor of Arthur Ashe Stadium. 

The United States Tennis Association later said that at least four were taken into custody after a 49-minute delay.

The incident occurred early in the second set with Gauff leading the match 6-4, 1-0. She later won the match in straight sets to head to the U.S. Open final for the first time.

Ryan Gaydos is a senior editor for Fox News Digital.

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