Novak Djokovic expelled from the US Open
Tennis world number one Novak Djokovic expelled from the US Open. The Serbian star was severely punished for hitting the judge in the neck with a ball thrown by a frustrated Djokovic who was lagging behind the opponent. Novak Djokovic disqualified from the US Open tennis tournament.
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Djokovic made such a comeback in the fourth round match against Pablo Carreno Booster at the singles Grand Slam on Sunday, September 6. The eleventh game of the first set of the match is going on. Djokovic was already 5-6 behind. At that time, in frustration, he hit hard. Which goes to the female line jazz neck. Djokovic, however, immediately moved towards him.
Later the tournament supervisor talked to him for quite a while. The decision of expulsion Djokovic from the current US Open was later announced. Djokovic quickly left the field and went unnoticed by the media.
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as he accepted the match referee’s decision to disqualify him upon inadvertently hitting a lineswoman with his ball..
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However, the Serbian star quickly realized his mistake. He expressed his sorrow over the incident in a post on Instagram. Thank God for the recovery of the injured judge. Novak Djokovic, the current top pick, also apologized to the tournament authorities for such behavior.
There are no stars like Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal in this tournament. Djokovic was also in great form. He has not lost a match before this match to reach the quarter-finals. That’s why he was pretty sure of winning the title this time. Djokovic is disappointed that he missed an easy chance to win his 16th Grand Slam in this unexpected event.