US Open title defence ends as Novak Djokovic departs to boos after ret – AuthenticAfrican

Posted on by Reuters

  • Stan Wawrinka was leading match 6-4, 7-5, 2-1
  • Serbian world No 1 suffering with shoulder complaint

Novak Djokovic’s US Open title defence came to a halt on Sunday when the Serb retired from his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka due to a shoulder injury.

Wawrinka was leading 6-4, 7-5, 2-1 when world No 1 Djokovic, who won four of the last five grand slam titles, decided he could not continue and walked off the Arthur Ashe Stadium court to a chorus of boos.

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