Novak Djokovic checks on the line judge he hit with the ball, leading to his exit from the US Open. Photo: EPANovak Djokovic checks on the line judge he hit with the ball, leading to his exit from the US Open. Photo: EPA
Novak Djokovic checks on the line judge he hit with the ball, leading to his exit from the US Open. Photo: EPA

US Open: Novak Djokovic apologises after being disqualified for hitting line judge

  • World No 1 and tournament favourite is defaulted after hitting official with ball in match against Pablo Carreno Busta
  • ‘This whole situation has left me really sad and empty,’ he writes on social media several hours after leaving event

Topic |   US Open (tennis)
Novak Djokovic checks on the line judge he hit with the ball, leading to his exit from the US Open. Photo: EPANovak Djokovic checks on the line judge he hit with the ball, leading to his exit from the US Open. Photo: EPA
Novak Djokovic checks on the line judge he hit with the ball, leading to his exit from the US Open. Photo: EPA
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