Novak Djokovic unopen down a precise blunt question from a writer aft the Serbian satellite No.1 made it done to the Wimbledon semi-finals.
After reaching his 10th Wimbledon semi-final by defeating Hungary's Marton Fucsovics 6-3 6-4 6-4, the five-time champion was met with a bizarre question successful his post-match property conference.
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"What has it been similar to beryllium thing of the 'bad guy' chasing aft Roger and Rafa each these years?" the writer asked Djokovic.
"I don't see myself a atrocious guy. But I mean, that's your opinion," Djokovic calmly responded to the question with a consecutive face.
"I'm not chasing anybody. I'm making my ain way and my ain journey, my ain history.
"I'm privileged to beryllium portion of past of this athletics that I love.
"As I said connected the court, I cognize astir a batch of stats. I don't cognize astir each of them, but they bash motivate maine adjacent much to play my champion tennis astatine the events that number the astir successful our sport."
Tennis pundits were not impressed with the "appalling" enactment of questioning.
Djokovic volition present look Canadian young weapon Denis Shapovalov for a spot successful the final.
"He's the champion subordinate successful the satellite but I deliberation thing is possible," Shapovalov said aft his triumph of Djokovic.
"When you look astatine the scoreboard archetypal happening connected Friday, it's gonna beryllium 0-0. Nothing other matters.
"It's a tennis lucifer and it tin spell either way. I person afloat content successful my team."