The Tokyo 2021 bronze medal match between Novak Djokovic and Pablo Carreno Busta was full of tension. In the end, the Spaniard managed to get the better of a number one who appeared tired and certainly very nervous. During the match, won by Carreno then in three sets, Djokovic first threw the racket in the stands, infuriated after the point and then subsequently threw the racket into the net in anger.
In the first case the referee did not say a word while in the second he called the warning to Nole. Nonetheless, Carreno complained that with a double warning the Serbian champion had to receive a penalty point. Rather tense relations between the parties with Djokovic who was already disqualified in New York in the past for the famous episode of last year and against Pablo Carreno Busta.
Shortly after, Djokovic also announced his retirement from the final for the bronze medal in the mixed doubles, officially due to a problem in his left shoulder. During the race with Carreno he revealed problems and also became the protagonist of a bad episode by throwing the racket into the stands after a point from the Spaniard.
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