Novak Djokovic insists he’s unlikely to vary his aggressive on-court manner after he misplaced his cool throughout his win over Dominik Koepfer on the Italian Open.
Lower than two weeks after he was defaulted from the US Open after by accident hitting a line decide on the throat with a ball, Djokovic was once more at it.
This time the world No 1 took his anger out on his racket as he was damaged at love within the second set with Koepfer occurring to stage it at one set every.
The 17-time Grand Slam winner bounced again within the decider to win 6-3, 4-6, 6-3.
For the seventh 12 months in a row, @DjokerNole is into the Rome semi-finals!
He edges out a battling Dominik Koepfer 6-3 4-6 6-3 & will face Casper Ruud within the final 4#IBI20 pic.twitter.com/omHq9boSyj
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) September 19, 2020
Djokovic, although, concedes it’s “not the very best message”, however admits he’s unlikely to vary.
“Properly, let me inform you it’s not the primary nor the final racket that I’ll break in my profession,” he mentioned. “I’ve carried out it earlier than, I’ll in all probability do it once more. I don’t need to do it, however when it comes, it occurs.
“That’s how I assume I launch typically my anger. And it’s positively not the very best message on the market, particularly for the younger tennis gamers taking a look at me.
“I don’t encourage that, positively. However, look, we’re all folks. All of us do our greatest. There have been occasions and durations after I don’t try this, and there are durations after I do.”
Comply with us on Twitter @T365Official and like our Fb web page.