Novak Djokovic furiously smashed his racket in anger throughout Australian Open win


We’ve been over this earlier than, and pretty not too long ago too: Novak Djokovic has a historical past of taking out his frustration on the court docket, from racket smashes to hitting a line choose with a ball he hit out anger on the 2020 U.S. Open, which led to a direct default.

Has he discovered from that? On this case, on the 2021 Australian Open, he’s at the least not smashing a ball out of anger, however he’s destroying a racket violently in a match he’d finally win, a quarterfinal victory over Alexander Zverev.

Right here’s the clip of the smash that wasn’t penalized past a warning (and which required a cleanup):

(Picture by DAVID GRAY/AFP through Getty Photographs)

Ridiculous that that is nonetheless taking place for Djokovic (even when it helps him win matches).

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