For the second round of the Australian Open, Novak Djokovic faced Frances Tiafoe. The Serbian managed to prevail in four sets after a very worked match to get into the next instance of the tournament, where he will face another North American: Taylor Fritz.
The young American tennis player was not sorry to face the number one in the world and made an equal approach. The third sleeve was finished deciding in a tiebreak, of which the Serbian took possession to get difference of two to one in sets.
Already in the partial quarter and with Tiafoe at 3-3 and 30-30 service, the 64th in the world did not serve in the 25 regulatory seconds and the chair umpire made the decision to give him a ‘warning’. The consequence was lose the first serve, causing the anger of the American. Djokovic took advantage and broke the service of his rival, to end up winning the set 6-3 and thus the match.
After the same, the winner of 17 Grand Slam trophies declared on the situation with the umpire and the subsequent loss of serve: “It was bad luck”.