US OPEN

Djokovic thrown out of US Open after hitting line judge with ball

Novak Djokovic was defaulted from the competition on Sunday early in his game against Carreño, after frustration once again got the better of him.

Djokovic thrown out of US Open after hitting line judge with ball
JASON SZENES EFE

World number one Novak Djokovic was disqualified from the US Open on Sunday after hitting a line judge with the ball.

Djokovic thrown out of US Open

The moment came following a point during his fourth round match against Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta.

After dropping his serve to trail 6-5 in the opening set, a frustrated Djokovic smashed a loose ball down the court, which hit the lineswoman.