Novak Djokovic smashes his racquet during French Open semifinals

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The broken racket of Novak Djokovic of Serbia is seen on the court after he smashed it during his men's semi-final match against Ernests Gulbis of Latvia at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris

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Novak Djokovic lost the lead in the third game of the match, a lapse which prompted a racquet smash into the Paris dirt followed by a code violation.

Djokovic regained his composure and finished off Ernests Gulbis to advance to his 13th Grand Slam final and second at the French Open.

Take a look at Djokovic's bent racquet.

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