Novak Djokovic smashes his racket throughout his Olympic Video games males’s singles tennis match in Tokyo on Saturday. AFP
Gulf At present Report World N0.1 tennis star Novak Djokovic turned the most recent huge title to crash out of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. Djokovic misplaced the bronze-medal match in males’s singles on the Olympics, bowing out to Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta 6-4, 6-7 (8-6), 6-3 on Saturday.
Djokovic got here to Tokyo and have become the primary participant to have a Golden Slam. The Serbian star left the Olympics with out a medal and can want a while to get well from a draining efficiency in excessive situations that didn’t meet expectations.
The highest-ranked Djokovic misplaced his cool and abused his racket a number of instances throughout a 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 loss to Pablo Carreño Busta within the bronze-medal match. It was Djokovic’s third defeat in two days after Alexander Zverev of Germany defeated him within the semifinals.
Novak Djokovic reacts throughout his match in opposition to Pablo Carreno. Reuters
Djokovic’s frustration was evident in his on-court behaviour because the match wore on. Having saved a degree within the second-set, the indignant Djokovic threw his racket into the stands — up and over 5 rows of seats — after he couldn’t get to a stop-volley winner from Carreño Busta to conclude an extended rally within the opening recreation of the third.
Djokovic, who additionally misplaced with Serbian accomplice Nina Stojanovic within the combined doubles semifinals on Friday, performed a complete of 16. The Serbian workforce of Djokovic and Nina Stojanovic was to tackle Australia’s world No.1 ladies’s singles participant Ashleigh and John Friends in combined doubles bronze contest, however the Worldwide Tennis
Pablo Carreno Busta (R) and Novak Djokovic embrace after the match. AFP
Federation (ITF) tweeted earlier than the match that the winner of 20 Grand Slam singles had withdrawn.
Pablo Carreno celebrates along with his workforce after successful his match in opposition to Novak Djokovic. Reuters
“Novak Djokovic withdraws from the combined doubles bronze medal match resulting from a left shoulder damage. Ashleigh Barty and John Friends obtain a walkover in opposition to Djokovic and Nina Stojanovic and win the bronze medal for Australia,” tweeted ITF.