Novak Djokovic hit a line choose with a ball he hit out of frustration on Sunday on the 2020 U.S. Open, resulting in him defaulting from the event (which is totally justified given what’s written within the rulebook about “bodily abuse”).
It’s not the primary time we’ve seen this sort of indignant conduct on the courtroom from the star males’s participant, and ESPN’s John McEnroe mentioned after the incident that he thinks it’s an incident that can stain Djokovic’s profession perpetually.
However McEnroe — notorious for his verbal abuse of officers throughout his profession, one thing he alluded to in what he mentioned — did say Djokovic might come again from it and proceed making an attempt to interrupt the document for many Grand Slams ever.
“The stress simply received to him, I believe. I believe so much’s been happening off the courtroom, it’s clearly affected him. And now, whether or not he likes it or not, he’s going to be the dangerous man the remainder of his profession. It’ll be fascinating to see how he handles it. …
“I didn’t say he couldn’t recuperate. If he embraces that function, I believe he might recuperate, completely. He’s chasing historical past, he’s making an attempt to move Rafa and Roger, everyone knows that, he’s youthful. He’s received a number of issues going for him, clearly, however that is clearly a stain that he’s not going to have the ability to erase, whether or not he likes it or not. … It’s emotionally how he’s going to deal with it. It’s not in regards to the bodily half and him getting older.”