Novak Djokovic, the tennis superstar, smashed his racket at the Australian Open against Alexander Zverev. There is nothing new about Novak Djokovic and his temperament. Australian Open, 2021 saw the same thing from the tennis superstar as he slammed his racket on the court.
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World’s no. 1 bashed his tennis racket off the court
World’s no. 1 tennis star from Serbia, Djokovic, played against Alexander Zverev on Day 9 of the Australian Open. He went on to win that match though his frustration got him quite well that day. He bashed his tennis racket at the quarter-final damaging the racket.
The ball girl cleaned the court as the racket’s fragmented parts all over it. She brushed up the court before the game could restart. The Serbian tennis star went back to the court and sat there sulking. Then the mess was cleaned up and started with a new racket.
Novak Djokovic lost his cool in the mid of the game
Djokovic has never hidden his emotions during games. This time he was down in the third set with 3-1 against Germany Alexander Zverev. Later Djokovic calmed down and won the third set with 6-4 finally. Then again, he took the fourth set too after the tie break. He scored 8-6, securing 6-7, 6-2, 6-4, 7-6, and clinched the match from his German counterpart.
Producers of the event captured the racket bathing moment from every angle
The producers of the event captured the racket smashing moment by Djokovic from different angles. They played the video several times to their advantage and from multiple perspectives. Djokovic finally took the win and went to the semi-finals of the Australian Open 2021 on Wednesday. He played against A. Karatsev.
Novak Djokovic was disqualified at US Open 2020
Djokovic faced disqualification in the US Open last year. He had hit a tennis ball away off the court. It bashed a line judge’s throat accidentally. It is surprising that even after facing such circumstances, the tennis player does nothing to change his behavior.
On one end, he gives the media to talk a lot about him, and on the other end, his behavior is disrespectful to many. However, nothing still beats the facts that he is a good player and an asset to the games.