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Crazed Djokovic unleashes on umpire in bizarre on-court war

Crazed Djokovic unleashes on umpire in bizarre on-court war

Now ranked only 21st in the world, with his career stalling since his 12th Grand Slam title at the 2016 French Open, last year's Wimbledon saw him retire in the quarter-finals with a season-ending elbow injury.

"It feels great to be in the last four of a slam", he said. "I need to recover to give my best". He even threw the racquet in the fourth set and the chair umpire says he didn't see him.

However, he later handed Djokovic another break with a wide backhand, allowing Djokovic to serve out and take a comfortable first set.

"Maybe he has good chance to win the tournament", said Nishikori, who was beaten in four sets by the Serb in the quarter-finals.

After serving his way to a 2-1 lead in the third set, Djokovic ramped up his efforts and was met head-on with Nishikori's increase in tempo, but the No. 24 seed missed three break points at 2-2 and was soon trailing.

Things got worse between the two later when Djokovic felt Ramos failed to sanction Nishikori for a similar act in the fourth set. "I'm enjoying my Wimbledon journey".

He's been flashing some anger this fortnight and did so again in the second set, bouncing his racket off the turf after failing to capitalize on three break points at 1-all.

He added: 'With the performances I've had, I deserve to be in the semi-finals. Indignation that he has not won a grand-slam event for more than two years.

'I feel like I'm peaking at the right moment. I don't want to stop here.

Either Rafael Nadal or Juan Martin del Potro will provide the next hurdle on Friday.

Khachanov's display was flashy but full of errors, and Djokovic was ruthless in punishing them, coming through 6-4 6-2 6-2 to set up a last-eight meeting with Kei Nishikori.

"Down two sets to love I tried my best to keep fighting".

The Spaniard and Djokovic will be viewed as the two favourites to go all the way following reigning champion Roger Federer's shock exit to Kevin Anderson.

"I just went like that (hand clenched in front of face), and then said, "Stupid", really loud", Watson said.

It took four hours and 13 minutes, but it did indeed become Anderson's day. Today was one of those days. I know, as everything in life, we are evolving.

Novak Djokovic lost his temper at the 2018 Wimbledon Championships.

He came into the match having won 32 consecutive sets at Wimbledon, a run he stretched to 34 before faltering. His record of 34 straight Wimbledon wins when up 2-0 was snapped in the third set, and Federer fell shortly after.

But, playing on Court One for the first time in three years, Federer was unusually error-prone.


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