Novak Djokovic’s aggressive actions during Sunday’s match in the 2020 US Open got him disqualified from the tournament. Djokovic was frustrated during his match against Pablo Carreño Busta and hit a line judge with a ball he hit in anger. The rulebook details guidelines for intentionally hitting a ball dangerously or recklessly and therefore the No. 1 seed was disqualified from the tournament.
Retired tennis legend John McEnroe, who was known for him temper on the court, had a lot to say about the incident. He believes this is something that will follow Djokovic around for the rest of his career.
Here’s what McEnroe said, via ESPN:
“The pressure just got to him, I think. I think a lot’s been going on off the court, it’s obviously affected him. And now, whether he likes it or not, he’s going to be the bad guy the…