McEnroe and Djokovic fans fume as Brooksby escapes disqualification


Novak Djokovic was thrown out of the 2020 US Open for by chance hitting a line choose, however that protocol was not adopted as Jenson Brooksby hit a linesperson together with his racket in an indignant outburst on the Miami Open.
With Brooksby 4-1 up within the third set and in charge of his match in opposition to Federico Coria, he tossed his racket in anger and appeared to hit the ball individual.
That ought to have resulted in a disqualification, however the officers opted solely to offer Brooksby some extent penalty for his lack of management.
Umpire Carlos Bernardes opted to concern a comparatively modest penalty and Brooksby went on to win the match in opposition to Coria, who requested the umpire why his opponent was not given a extra vital penalty for the incident.
The choice sparked a heated debate on Twitter, with Djokovic’s all the time vocal followers justifiably fast to counsel their hero wouldn’t have gotten away with an incident of that nature after he was thrown out of the US Open two years in the past for hitting a linesperson.

Former US Davis Cup captain Patrick McEnroe additionally questioned how Brooksby had escaped disqualification, as he advised gamers can’t be allowed to get away with incidents like this as he tweeted:
“Significantly what’s it going to take …drawing blood …to correctly punish a tennis participant. That is completely absurd,” he tweeted.

Will get away with it. #Brooksby
— Tennis GIFs 🎾🎥 (@tennis_gifs) March 24, 2022

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