Russian famous person Daniil Medvedev as soon as once more drew the ire of Aussie tennis nice Todd Woodbridge in the course of the US Open remaining.
A rule change earlier within the season put a time restrict on rest room breaks, and gamers have been taking the complete allocation, a lot to the chagrin of spectators and former gamers.
After dropping the primary set of the ultimate 6-3 to Novak Djokovic, Medvedev left the Arthur Ashe Stadium courtroom for an prolonged interval.
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He did the identical after dropping the primary set in opposition to Alex de Minaur earlier within the event, earlier than bouncing again to beat the Aussie.
“Right here we’re once more,” Woodbridge mentioned on 9.
“We have performed a set of tennis, he is gone off for the complete package change, a few of the momentum breakers all through this event have been fairly extraordinary.”
Whereas the Medvedev break gave him a bonus in opposition to De Minaur, Woodbridge recommended it might backfire in opposition to Djokovic.
“Its attention-grabbing they’re taking that off-court break. I feel Novak is the best participant with the flexibility to reset of any participant I’ve watched,” he mentioned.
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“He can depart the courtroom, or (his opponent) depart it and he takes that point to refocus so properly.
“I believed Medvedev was enjoying himself again into that set properly then, after dropping that first service recreation it was truly fairly tight tennis.
“This primary recreation is so essential for Medvedev, however Novak can go into that lock on his personal very properly after a break.”
Medvedev did maintain his first recreation of the second set, however went on to lose the match in three units to Djokovic.