Videos: Novak Djokovic smashes racquet in frustration, almost hits a ball girl during US Open final

Videos: Novak Djokovic smashes racquet in frustration, almost hits a ball girl during US Open final

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Tribune Web Desk

Chandigarh, September 13

Preventing the world No 1 Novak Djokovic from completing the calendar Grand Slam, Daniil Medvedev left the Serb in an angry mood.

In frustration, Djokovic smashed his racquet on the court floor during the defeat to the Russian world No 2. Djokovic in anger smashed his racquet after losing a point in the fourth game.

He also almost ended up hitting a ball girl.

Medvedev made history, winning his first major title with a stunning 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 win against world No 1 Djokovic in the US Open final.

At the end of the game, Djokovic told the crowd: "You guys touched my soul. I've never felt like this in New York... I love you guys. Thank you so much for the support and everything you have done tonight for me. I love you and I'll see you soon."

Before the match began, large groups of Serbian fans stood outside Arthur Ashe Stadium chanting "Nole! Nole, Nole, Nole! Nole! Nole!"

Medvedev lost just one set en route to his US Open title. With inputs from IANS

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