[rebelmouse-proxy-image https://media.rbl.ms/image?u=%2FeyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yOTQyODIxNC9vcmlnaW4uanBnIiwiZXhwaXJlc19hdCI6MTY3MTgxMDYxNH0.HP794OwdVM6uPdY4v1rb-cflaouFC14XQYBb1ZDlgqE%2Fimg.jpg%3Fwidth%3D1245%26coordinates%3D36%2C0%2C31%2C0%26height%3D700\u0026ho=https%3A%2F%2Fassets.rebelmouse.io\u0026s=607\u0026h=76c1772d6c50102b09908061fd2e3c27e629de48c25f4c6770f91f78ff75aaa1\u0026size=980x\u0026c=456373247 crop_info="%7B%22image%22%3A%20%22https%3A//media.rbl.ms/image%3Fu%3D%252FeyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yOTQyODIxNC9vcmlnaW4uanBnIiwiZXhwaXJlc19hdCI6MTY3MTgxMDYxNH0.HP794OwdVM6uPdY4v1rb-cflaouFC14XQYBb1ZDlgqE%252Fimg.jpg%253Fwidth%253D1245%2526coordinates%253D36%252C0%252C31%252C0%2526height%253D700%26ho%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fassets.rebelmouse.io%26s%3D607%26h%3D76c1772d6c50102b09908061fd2e3c27e629de48c25f4c6770f91f78ff75aaa1%26size%3D980x%26c%3D456373247%22%7D" expand=1]Russian tennis player Andrey Rublev wrote a truly courageous message on a TV camera moments after advancing to the final at the Dubai Championships on Friday. A video of Rublev writing \u201cNo War Please\u201d on a TV camera just after beating Poland's Hubert Hurkacz in their semifinal match has taken Twitter by storm.Russian tennis player Andrey Rublev writes "No war please" on the camera following his advancement to the final in Dubai.pic.twitter.com/GQe8d01rTd \u2014 TSN (@TSN) 1645803562"Given the threats a Russian athlete can face from its government, this is what speaking truth to power actually looks like. And this takes true courage," tweeted Outkick's Clay Travis. Given the threats a Russian athlete can face from its government, this is what speaking truth to power actually looks like. And this takes true courage.https://twitter.com/tsn_sports/status/1497234776905842688\\u00a0\\u2026 \u2014 Clay Travis (@Clay Travis) 1645806651 Wow! That really truly was courageous. To do it in such a public forum is outstanding. \u2014 LuvsDawgs (@LuvsDawgs) 1645807958 And the praise just kept coming. Here are just a few samples: That is as brave as it comes, he is risking his life. \u2014 Juan Martinez (@Juan Martinez) 1645806653 He's taking such a risk. I don't think people living in Western democracies appreciate his bravery and the bravery of the Russian people protesting against Putin. Unless you come from those places and can understand. \u2014 House Velaryon is the moment. (@House Velaryon is the moment.) 1645804623 this is very brave. I don't think people realize how far these folks are sticking their neck out. thanks again for this great message \u2014 Just under the thin line (@Just under the thin line) 1645808189 This speaks volumes beyond his win. \u2014 Sabrina Carnevale (@Sabrina Carnevale) 1645804612 This man is taking a huge risk doing this, but incredibly brave for doing so. I just hope he finds his way to safety somehow, because we all know Putin and his allies are going to be after him. \u2014 Anthony Matthews-Osmachenko he/him\\ud83d\\ude37\\ud83d\\udc89x3\\ud83c\\uddf5\\ud83c\\uddf8\\ud83c\\uddfa\\ud83c\\udde6 (@Anthony Matthews-Osmachenko he/him\\ud83d\\ude37\\ud83d\\udc89x3\\ud83c\\uddf5\\ud83c\\uddf8\\ud83c\\uddfa\\ud83c\\udde6) 1645811349 A few folks on Twitter couldn't help noting the contrast between Rublev's action and those of a certain American athlete who claims to care about human rights. I wonder if @KingJames will tell China the same. \u2014 Dre Bla (@Dre Bla) 1645809316 Take note @KingJames \u2014 Jeff Buckalew (@Jeff Buckalew) 1645808194 Lebron would never \u2014 pat (@pat) 1645808385 "In these moments you realize that my match is not important. It's not about my match, how it affects me. What's happening is much more terrible," Rublev said on Thursday. "You realize how important it is to have peace in the world and to respect each other no matter what, to be united. We should take care of our earth and of each other. This is the most important thing."