Novak Djokovic smashes racket and throws another into the crowd during Monte Carlo meltdown against Philipp Kohlschreiber
Novak Djokovic lost his rag during his second-round Monte Carlo clash with Philipp Kohlschreiber after losing his serve.
The world No 1 smashed his racket into the clay three times as his emotions boiled over on Tuesday afternoon.
Djokovic was a set up and serving at 2-3 when he put a backhand volley wide to gift the break to his veteran opponent.
Novak Djokovic smashes his racket into the clay court at the Monte Carlo Masters
The world No 1 was incensed after he saw his serve broken by Philipp Kohlschreiber
Djokovic smashed his racket into the court three times during the second-round match
The Serb broke straight break and they exchanged another two before the German broke to claim the second set 6-4 and take it into a deciding set.
He was also fortunate to avoid a point penalty after throwing his racket into the crowd.
A steward recovers Djokovic’s racket and hands it back to him after he threw it into the crowd
Djokovic tests out a new racket as he aims to calm himself during Tuesday’s match
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