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‘Sad and Empty’: Djokovic issues apology after US Open disqualification

Novak Djokovic said he was “sad and empty” after a being disqualified from the U.S. Open on Sunday after hitting a line judge in the throat with a ball.
Noval Djokovic issued an apology for his unintended actions.(Getty Images)
Noval Djokovic issued an apology for his unintended actions.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 07, 2020 08:07 AM IST
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No other option but to disqualify Djokovic: US Open referee

Friemel told reporters at Flushing Meadows that the action warranted Djokovic’s removal from the tournament, “based on the fact that the ball was hit angrily, recklessly, that it went straight at the line umpire’s throat,” even though he believed the 33-year-old did not intend harm.
Novak Djokovic walks off after being disqualified(Getty Images)
Novak Djokovic walks off after being disqualified(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 07, 2020 09:33 AM IST
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‘It’s a pity’: Tennis world reacts to Novak Djokovic’s disqualification from US Open

The world of tennis reacted to Novak Djokovic’s disqualification from the US Open after he struck a line judge with a ball during his match against Pablo Carreno Busta on Sunday.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia tends to a lineswoman after inadvertently striking her with a ball hit in frustration(Getty Images)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia tends to a lineswoman after inadvertently striking her with a ball hit in frustration(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 07, 2020 09:40 AM IST
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Lee Duck-hee becomes first deaf player to win an ATP main draw match

The 21-year-old fired nine aces on the way to claiming the win after a lengthy rain delay on the hardcourts in North Carolina.
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Image for representation(Getty Images)
Updated on Aug 20, 2019 11:03 AM IST
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