Novak Djokovic (World No. 1, Serbia) was furious at the action of Cameron Nori (No. 13, England) who smashed at him who turned his back.
Djokovic defeated카지노사이트 Nori 2-0 (6-3, 6-4) at the ATP (Men’s Professional Tennis) Tour Masters 1000 Series Italy Open (Internazionali BNL d’Italia) held in Rome, Italy on the 16th (local time), marking his 17th anniversary. They advanced to the quarterfinals in a row.
The scene in question came at the beginning of the second set.
Djokovic’s service game with a game score of 2-1. At the 30-40 break point, left-handed Nori hit a diagonal drop shot. Djokovic rushed in and took it. Nori, who also advanced close to the net, passed it over again, and Djokovic instinctively brought the racket, but the ball flew high and became a ‘chance ball’. Djokovic turned around and expressed his intention to give up the game. However, Nori’s overhead smash hit Djokovic in the back of his ankle. I don’t know if it was intentional or accidental.
Nori immediately apologized, but Djokovic glared at him for a while, giving him a look of incomprehension.
Cameron Norrie. Photo = Getty Images Korea.
“Our players know that such behavior is not fair play,” Djokovic said in a post-match media interview.
He ironically pointed out moments throughout the match where he felt Norri was displaying poor sportsmanship.
“From the beginning, Nori was doing everything that was allowed. He may take a medical timeout. He can even hit players. He can basically say ‘come on’ to a player’s face almost every point from the first game.”
Djokovic, who is trying to win this tournament for the 7th time following 2008, 2011, 2014-15, 2020 and 2022, won in 89 minutes and clashed with Holger Rune (7th place, Denmark) in the quarterfinals do.