Former world No. 25 Mischa Zverev thought Novak Djokovic confirmed a human aspect in his defeat to Daniil Medvedev within the US Open last. Djokovic, who was aiming to interrupt the all-time Grand Slam document and acquire a Calendar Grand Slam, suffered a 6-4 6-4 6-4 defeat to Medvedev within the US Open last.
After the match, Djokovic broke down in tears. “In the long run he’s human as a result of I feel it’s the primary time I’ve seen him cry on a tennis courtroom,” Zverev mentioned of Djokovic, per Tennishead. “It doesn’t matter should you’ve gained or misplaced, he’s often a person of metal.
“He’s so focussed, like a machine however we noticed right now he’s human. He didn’t win right now however I feel he gained the hearts of the New Yorkers, that’s for certain.”
Medvedev completely executed his recreation plan in opposition to Djokovic
“Medvedev got here out and actually tried to decelerate the sport together with his backhand after which sting like a scorpion together with his forehand,” Zverev defined.
“So, he had a recreation plan and did actually, rather well. He was so centered and decided and his recreation plan labored out completely, Novak wasn’t certain what to do”. After the ultimate, Djokovic acknowledged his degree wasn’t the place it wanted to be.
“I imply, he was hitting his spots very nicely. He got here out very decided on the courtroom. You may really feel that he was simply at highest of his skills in each shot. He had lots of readability what he must do tactically. He has executed it completely,” Djokovic admitted.
“The opposite hand, I used to be slightly below par with my recreation. My legs weren’t there. I used to be attempting. I did my finest. Yeah, I made lots of unforced errors. I did not have — no serve actually. “I used to be under par with all the things, to be trustworthy. So simply one in every of as of late the place sadly, yeah, wasn’t meant to be.”