US Open Final: Novak Djokovic breaks his racquet throughout his defeat to Daniil Medvedev.© AFP
Novak Djokovic wasn’t in a superb temper in the course of the second set of his loss towards Daniil Medvedev within the US Open last, on Sunday. Losing a degree within the fourth recreation, the 34-year-old expressed his frustration by smashing his racquet on the court docket flooring. Medvedev registered a win in straight units sealing a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 victory, additionally clinching his maiden Grand Slam title. The win additionally prevented Djokovic from finishing a clear sweep of the US, French and Australian Opens and Wimbledon in the identical 12 months. Here is the video Djokovic breaking his racquet within the second set:
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Djokovic additionally missed out on his fourth US Open title and continues to be stage with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 males’s Grand Slam titles.
Meanwhile, Medvedev turned the primary Russian male to win a Grand Slam title after Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Marat Safin. Kafelnikov gained the 1996 French Open and 1999 Australian Open, and Safin claimed the 2000 US Open and 2005 Australian Open titles.
During the post-match presentation, Medvedev apologised to Djokovic and his followers, for denying him from creating historical past.
“Sorry for your fans and Novak because we all know what he was going for,” he mentioned.
“What you have accomplished in your career, for me, you are the greatest tennis player in history,” he additional added.
Meanwhile, Djokovic congratulated the 25-year-old and mentioned that he deserved the win. “If there’s anyone that deserves a Grand Slam title right now, it’s you,” he mentioned.
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