US Open Ultimate: Novak Djokovic breaks his racquet all the way through his defeat to Daniil Medvedev.© AFP
Novak Djokovic wasn’t in a just right temper all the way through the second one set of his loss in opposition to Daniil Medvedev in america Open ultimate, on Sunday. Dropping some degree within the fourth recreation, the 34-year-old expressed his frustration via smashing his racquet at the court docket flooring. Medvedev registered a win in directly units sealing a 6-Four, 6-Four, 6-Four victory, additionally clinching his maiden Grand Slam identify. The win additionally avoided Djokovic from finishing a blank sweep of america, French and Australian Opens and Wimbledon in the similar yr. This is the video Djokovic breaking his racquet in the second one set:
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Djokovic additionally neglected out on his fourth US Open identify and continues to be degree with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 males’s Grand Slam titles.
In the meantime, Medvedev turned into the primary Russian male to win a Grand Slam identify after Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Marat Safin. Kafelnikov received the 1996 French Open and 1999 Australian Open, and Safin claimed the 2000 US Open and 2005 Australian Open titles.
Right through the post-match presentation, Medvedev apologised to Djokovic and his lovers, for denying him from growing historical past.
“Sorry on your lovers and Novak as a result of everyone knows what he was once going for,” he mentioned.
“What you’ve got achieved for your occupation, for me, you’re the largest tennis participant in historical past,” he additional added.
In the meantime, Djokovic congratulated the 25-year-old and mentioned that he deserved the win. “If there is any person that merits a Grand Slam identify at this time, it is you,” he mentioned.
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