'Miserable' Djokovic 'cut racquet' after failing to win Olympics medal

A ‘miserable’ Novak Djokovic reportedly cut his racquet into pieces with a saw after he missed out winning a medal at the London Olympics.

Head of the Serbian Olympic Committee Vlade Divac claimed that Djokovic made a personal apology for his performance.

Novak Djokovic. Photo: AFP

“I never saw anyone have such energy to fight for a medal for Serbia. It is contagious. After the match I came to (Djokovic). You know what he was doing? He was so miserable, he was cutting up his racquets with a saw,” quoted Divac, as saying.

“That is not someone who doesn’t care about the result. His main goals were Roland Garros and the Olympic Games. He said, ‘Vlade, I’m sorry.’ I told him, ‘You don’t have to apologise for anything, you’re a champion and always will be’,” he added.

British tennis ace Andy Murray won the gold medal while Swiss star Roger Federer grabbed silver and Juan Martin Del Potro took home a bronze, the report said.

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