Pablo Carreño Busta sends Novak Djokovic home from Tokyo without a medal

Djokovic’s Olympic campaign ended by 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-3 defeatSpaniard describes bronze medal as ‘best title of my career’

Novak Djokovic will leave the Tokyo Olympics without a medal after falling in the men’s bronze medal match 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-3 to Pablo Carreño Busta of Spain, capping a painful 24 hours during which he lost three matches before giving a walkover in the mixed doubles bronze medal match to Ashleigh Barty and John Peers.

Djokovic, whose schedule has been packed after wins at the French Open and Wimbledon before travelling to the Olympics, said that he does not regret travelling to Tokyo in search of the “golden slam”.

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