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US Open 2020: Novak Djokovic Asks His Fans to Not Abuse Lineswoman After Disqualification

Djokovic and others immediately rushed to her aid, inquiring about her well-being. Later on, after lengthy discussion, the tournament referee awarded the match to the world’s No 1 opponent by default.

The US Open 2020 lineswoman who was hit by a ball that led to the disqualification of Novak Djokovic from the Grand Slam tournament, has been subject to vicious trolling after her name and Instagram handle were leaked.

On Sunday, as Djokovic walked around the baseline during his fourth round match, he hit a ball casually in the direction where lines official are usually stationed. The ball hit a lineswoman who dropped to her knee, holding her neck.

Djokovic and others immediately rushed to her aid, inquiring about her well-being. Later on, after lengthy discussion, the tournament referee awarded the match to the world’s No 1 opponent by default.

The Serb on Tuesday, posted a message for his fans via social media asking them to stop posting hate comments directed towards the lineswoman, saying she did nothing wrong.

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