Novak Djokovic of Serbia and a tournament official tend to a linesperson who was struck with a ball by Djokovic on Sunday. Photo: Danielle Parhizkaran/USA Today Novak Djokovic of Serbia and a tournament official tend to a linesperson who was struck with a ball by Djokovic on Sunday. Photo: Danielle Parhizkaran/USA Today
Novak Djokovic of Serbia and a tournament official tend to a linesperson who was struck with a ball by Djokovic on Sunday. Photo: Danielle Parhizkaran/USA Today

Novak Djokovic disqualified from US Open after hitting lineswoman with ball

  • World No 1 tennis player struck ball in disgust while down in first set to Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta
  • Djokovic appeared to be looking away, but ball hit official in throat, and she fell to the ground gasping and coughing

Topic |   US Open (tennis)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia and a tournament official tend to a linesperson who was struck with a ball by Djokovic on Sunday. Photo: Danielle Parhizkaran/USA Today Novak Djokovic of Serbia and a tournament official tend to a linesperson who was struck with a ball by Djokovic on Sunday. Photo: Danielle Parhizkaran/USA Today
Novak Djokovic of Serbia and a tournament official tend to a linesperson who was struck with a ball by Djokovic on Sunday. Photo: Danielle Parhizkaran/USA Today
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