Tennis.Novak Djokovic, disqualified from the US Open for hitting a linesman
The disqualification of
in the quarterfinals of the
The Asturian will face Canadian
for a place in the semifinals, a step he reached in 2017. At a press conference,
Carreño apologized for the Serbian's gesture
, but was clear: "The rules are the rules."
"I think it was not intentional.
No player would do something like that.
It was the moment. He had broken his serve and threw the ball. I think it was bad luck, that Novak never, never would have wanted to hit it, but the rules are the same. rules. The referee and the supervisor did what they had to do, "explained the Asturian.
Carreño wasn't even looking when it all happened.
"At that moment I was looking at my coach, celebrating the break. When I turned around, the linesman was on the ground," explained the Asturian.
In fact, in the images he was seen approaching the band to ask if it was he who had hit the linesman.
, who had just reached the quarterfinals after defeating
Alejandro Davidovich from
the same tone
"It has been very unlucky. He has hit the ball and has been unlucky enough to hit the linesman, and to hit where he hit, but there is a rule for that.
The supervisor has done what what he had to do
. If the ball had gone a few inches more the other way, [Djokovic] would have had nothing to do with it. "
Nick Kyrgios rarely misses an opportunity to create controversy, especially against Djokovic, whom he has already criticized on several occasions.
The Australian, bad boy of the circuit, published a poll on Twitter.
Accidentally hitting the ball boy in the throat
. How many years would they have given me? 5? 10? 20?"
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