Novak Djokovic behaved better in his first match since being defaulted from the U.S. Open
ANDREW DAMPF AP Sports Writer
September 16, 2020, 12:51 PM
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ROME — Novak Djokovic behaved better Wednesday in his first match since being defaulted from the U.S. Open.
The top-ranked Serb was mostly courteous with the chair umpire during a 6-3, 6-2 win over local wild-card entry Salvatore Caruso in his opening match at the Italian Open.
When the umpire came down to inspect a ball mark on the red clay early in the first set and made an overrule in Caruso’s favor, Djokovic just replied, “Yup,” and rubbed out the