A furious racket smash from Novak Djokovic was the spur for a dramatic quarter-final comeback, as the world No1 rallied from an unpromising position to beat Alexander Zverev by a 6-7, 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 margin. The flashpoint came shortly before Zverev moved into a 4-1 lead in the crucial third set. Djokovic had already sat down at the back of the court a few minutes earlier, sparking comparisons to the moody Bjorn Borg lookalike in cult movie The Royal Tenenbaums. Then, when he missed a service return, he let fly, spanking his racket down into the court surface so hard that it left three light-coloured stripes.
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