TOKYO (AP) — There shall be no Golden Slam for Novak Djokovic.
The highest-ranked Serb misplaced to Alexander Zverev of Germany 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 within the semifinals of the tennis match on the Tokyo Olympics.
Djokovic was trying to develop into the primary man to win all 4 Grand Slam tournaments and Olympic gold in the identical 12 months.
He received the Australian Open, the French Open, and Wimbledon this 12 months and wanted the Olympic and U.S. Open titles to finish the gathering.
Zverev’s opponent within the gold-medal match shall be Karen Khachanov. The Russian beat Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 6-3, 6-3.
Djokovic will play Carreno Busta for bronze.