Fellow tennis great John McEnroe said Sunday that the Serbian pro would "be the bad guy the rest of his career" after he accidentally hit a line judge with a tennis ball Sunday in a stunning turn of events that saw him disqualified from the tournament in just his fourth-round match. … [Read more...] about John McEnroe on Novak Djokovic’s US Open disqualification: He’ll ‘be the bad guy the rest of his career’
"It's going to be intense for quite some time with what happened, but I believe when he gets back on court and gets his eye on the possible trophy that he will focus on what he is doing and he will get strong again," said Stepanek. … [Read more...] about Novak Djokovic is ‘in pain’ after US Open incident, says former coach
“Novak was angry. He hit the ball recklessly, angrily back. And taking everything into consideration, there was no discretion involved,” Friemel said. “Defaulting a player at a Grand Slam is a very important, very tough decision. And for that reason, it doesn’t matter if it’s on Ashe, if it’s No. 1, or any other player on any other court, you need to get it right.” … [Read more...] about Djokovic Booted From US Open After Hitting Line Judge With Ball, Later Apologizes Profusely On Social Media
"And my trainer, getting me a lot fitter, stronger," she said. "And then also knowing what to do with my game, having a clear game plan on every single match that I go out there and I know what I have to do in order to win the match, having good execution and, yeah, just playing within myself but playing aggressive tennis." … [Read more...] about Jennifer Brady reaches US Open semifinals after a trip to Germany
"For me personally, it never mattered. I just always tried to focus on my next match," said the Austrian. "My focus or my concentration, it's the same. It doesn't matter if I play one of the Big Three members or if I play somebody else. … [Read more...] about Novak Djokovic’s default opens the door for young stars to win a grand slam, but will success come with an asterisk?