It was the expected semi-final, and here we are
Novak Djokovic appeared relieved, in the middle of the night Wednesday evening, to be at the rendezvous of the last square of Roland-Garros where Rafael Nadal awaits him for an XXL shock.
The world n ° 1 had to work hard to get the better of the Italian Matteo Berretini 6-3, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-5.
After his victorious match point, the "Djoker" let out all his rage in an impressive howl that seemed to be deliverance.
On a Philippe-Chatrier court emptied of its spectators at 11 p.m. due to the curfew, the cry of joy resounded like never before.
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The person returned to his thunderous vocalizations after the meeting: “
I played against a very difficult player this evening, with the public, then the interruption and the falls.
There was considerable intensity in this game.
I had the feeling that I missed a few possibilities to finish the game in the third set.
I didn't want to give him too many opportunities to dictate the game.
That's why it's been really extremely stressful to be under constant pressure all the time, on my serve, because he's serving so fantastic too.
In the end, that scream was my way of freeing myself from it all