The Spaniard suffered a cramp and sought medical attention in the third set, but it was not allowed and he received a penalty from the judges.
Novak Djokovic lost in four sets Carlos Alcaraz and made it to the grand final of Roland Garros. the serbian won 6-3, 5-7, 6-1 and 6-1 against the Spaniard, number one in the ATP ranking and who He went through an unusual moment with an injury penalty.
At the beginning of the third set, at the end of the second game the 20-year-old felt a cramp, so he called for medical attention before starting the third, in favor of his service. however, regulation does not count cramp as an injury, but as a lack of physical condition and medical hours are not allowed. In this way, the judges penalized him by losing the game and the serve.
The physical decline was felt by Alcaraz, who decided to continue playing despite the discomfort, but Nole did not feel sorry for him and himHe won ten of the next eleven games and came away with the win in a big way. The Serbian will meet in the final match the winner of Casper Ruud and Alexander Zverev.
Djokovic congratulated Alcaraz
“I have to say bad luck for Carlos. At this level the last thing you want is physical problems. I feel sorry for him, I hope he gets well soon. I told him that he knows he is young, he has a lot of time for himself and he will win this tournament many times.. He is a great competitor. It’s hard not knowing whether to back off or keep going, but I congratulate him for his competitive spirit and for holding out until the last point”, Nole was sentenced after the win.
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