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World number one tennis star Novak Djokovic looked very disappointed after not winning all four Grand Slams in a year. Djokovic suffered a defeat in the men’s singles final at the US Open late on Sunday night. He was defeated by Russian player Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in a one-sided match to win the title. Djokovic was dismayed by this defeat and he became angry once again. In anger, he kept slamming the racket on the court till it was completely broken. Its video is going viral on social media.
Djokovic also broke the racket in the Tokyo Olympics
This is not the first time that Djokovic has broken a racket in anger. Earlier in the Tokyo Olympics, Djokovic lost his cool several times in a bronze medal match against Spain’s Pablo Carreo Busta. Sometimes he threw the racket into the stand, and sometimes threw the racket over the net. Due to this his racket also broke.
Hit the line judge at last year’s US Open
Last year also at the US Open, Djokovic angrily hit the line judge. After this he was disqualified from the tournament. Djokovic was in despair after going 6-5 in the first set against Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta. In this desperation, he took out the tennis ball from his pocket and hit it on one side with the racket. The ball went straight and hit the female line judge standing there. Djokovic was disqualified from the tournament at the same time under the rules of the Grand Slam.
Djokovic could not get ahead of Nadal and Federer
Djokovic had the most chances to win a Grand Slam, but failed to surpass Spain’s Rafael Nadal and Switzerland’s Roger Federer after losing to Medvedev. He is currently tied with Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. The names of all three are 20-20 Grand Slams.
Played the final of the US Open for the 9th time
Djokovic defeated Germany’s Alexei Zverev on Friday to reach the final of the US Open. He reached the final of this tournament for the 9th time. It was the 31st Grand Slam final of his career overall. Djokovic is a three-time US Open champion.