Some mixed reactions have trailed Novak Djokovic’s disqualification from the U.S. Open for striking a line judge with a ball during his match against Pablo Carreno Busta on Sunday.
Following the incident, the US Tennis Association issued a statement saying that Djokovic would lose all the ranking points earned from the event.
He will also be fined the 250,000 dollars prize money for reaching round four.
Djokovic’s fans and pro-colleagues believe it was an accident and not intentional of the Superstar to hit the umpire with the ball.
Among those who have commented include: Pablo Carreno Busta, Alexander Zverev, Mats Wilander, and Martina Navratilova, 18-times Grand Slam singles champion who tweeted after the incident, “Unbelievable what just happened on the court,”