US Open Day 7 - Djokovic Defaulted. Our Reaction.

In one of the biggest stories in Grand Slam history, Novak Djokovic's unbeaten streak came to a dramatic end on Sunday as he was defaulted from the US Open for hitting a line judge with a ball.

We discuss the incident, place it in the context of his career, react to his statement, consider his decision not to attend a post-match press conference, and debate who the new favourite is in the men's draw. Catherine also talks about what it was like to be presenting live TV coverage at the time of Djokovic's default.

There's also chat about impressive wins for Jennifer Brady and Shelby Rogers, and a preview of Day 8 which includes Serena vs. Sakkari and Thiem vs. Auger-Aliassime.

Approximate episode timecodes:

0.00 - 30.00 - Djokovic default reaction 

30.00 to end - Everything else.

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