Novak Djokovic (1st) beat Matteo Berrettini (9th) for 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (5) and 7-5 and accessed a new Roland Garros semifinal. But to get to that moment he had to go through a moment of utter fury.
It is that the Serbian had a match point in favor against the Italian and, by losing it, he unleashed all his fury. The world number one screamed on the Philippe-Chatrier court and kicked a billboard.
Moment of fury for the world No. 1 at Roland Garros.
After that moment, the Serbian also had his moment of revenge when he won the match and exploded on the brick dust of Paris with a deafening scream. “The reaction then at the end of the match was liberating for me after all the tension that had been accumulating during the match” expressed post-match.
He won 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (5) and 7-5: he will play the semifinals against Nadal.