Photos of Novak Djokovic dropping his cool and throwing and smashing rackets on the Olympics are “not the perfect” and “unusual”, in keeping with Rafael Nadal.
World No 1 Djokovic suffered a meltdown throughout his bronze medal match towards Pablo Carreno Busta from Spain on Saturday as he tossed one racket into the empty stands and later smashed one other racket towards the online.
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Carreno Busta ended up successful the match 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 6-3 and afterwards Djokovic mentioned “it’s a part of, I assume, who I’m”.
“It was an emotional outburst and it occurs. It’s not the primary time and never the final time, most likely,” the 20-time Grand Slam winner mentioned.
“It’s not good in fact but it surely’s a part of, I assume, who I’m. I don’t like doing this stuff. I’m sorry for sending this sort of message however we’re all human beings and typically it’s tough to manage your feelings.”
World No 3 Nadal, who skipped the Tokyo Olympics with the intention to get better forward of the US Open, was requested about his nice rival’s theatrics.
“Fortunately there have been no folks within the stands and nothing else occurred, however hey, they’re issues that occur every now and then,” the Spaniard mentioned.
“It’s important to attempt to keep away from them. The picture isn’t the perfect.
“It is very important keep away from this, particularly as a job mannequin for a lot of kids. He’s the primary on this planet and one in all greatest in historical past.
“It’s unusual that somebody so profitable reacts this fashion every now and then, however in the long run he’s very aggressive and reacts like that.”