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Novak Djokovic: 9 times the world No 1 lost his temper during matches

The Serb was disqualified from the US Open on Sunday after hitting a ball that struck female official in the throat

World No 1 Novak Djokovic was disqualified in the US Open fourth round on Sunday after hitting a female line judge in the throat with a ball in the first set of his match against Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta.

Djokovic was becoming frustrated after failing to take the opening set, suffering a fall and having dropped serve to trail 5-6.

The Serb has a history of on-court flare-ups, most usually ending with his racquet being smashed to smithereens.

Above is a picture gallery of times the 17-time Grand Slam champion lost his cool. Simply click on the arrows or swipe.

Updated: September 8, 2020 10:30 AM

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