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Olympics 2021: Novak Djokovic vs Pablo Carreno Busta 2021 LIVE score, updates and commentary: Djokovic loses the bronze medal to Pablo Carreno Busta

Novak Djokovic lost 4-6 7-6 (6) 3-6 to Pablo Carreno Busta
Updated: 31 July 2021 14:42 IST - Published: July, 31 2021 11:36 AM IST
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An emotional Pablo Carreno Busta after his win over Novak Djokovic and sealing the Bronze Medal for Spain!
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All is not over at the Tokyo Olympics for Novak Djokovic though. He still has a chance to go home with a medal as he features in the Mixed Doubles bronze medal match which will begin soon on Court 1.

However, with a third consecutive loss in a match that would've ensured a medal, the past 24 hours have been rough for the Serbinator.
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Pablo Carreno Busta also went unbroken on serve throughout the match - a mountainous feat in over 2.5 hours against Novak Djokoivic, the best returner of all time.
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Amazing display of aggression from Pablo Carreno Busta! His new style of play helps him smack 32 winners from the ground against the best defensive player in the world - Novak Djokovic. 
The Spaniard also showed immense mental strength to recover from failure to convert a Match Point in the 2nd set to play a near perfect deciding set. He got it done on his 6th Match point to win the Men's singles Bronze Medal for Spain.
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He's done it. Pablo Carreno Busta beats Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-7 6-3 for the Olympic bronze medal!
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Match Point No. 6 for Carreno Busta
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Deuce again! Carreno Busta just cannot seem to get it done. Djokovic hangs on after a huge cross court winner.
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Yet another big serve on the deuce brings up yet another Match Point for Carreno Busta, his 5th of the day!
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Deuce. Short balls from Carreno Busta on Match points allow Djokovic to pounce.
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Another Ace brings up another Match Point
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Deuce again. Carreno Busta is very nervous on match points.
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Another Match Point after an Ace from Carreno Busta
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Deuce. Djokovic won't let go so easily, he smacks a backhand down the line winner to save the match point.
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Match Point for Carreno Busta
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30-30. Big serve from Carreno Busta.
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15-30. Here comes Novak Djokovic. He turns up the aggression to create an opportunity to break back.
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15-15. Djokovic with an incredible lob on the stretch passing Carreno Busta.
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15-0. Carreno Busta nails the serve out wide to win the first point.
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Pablo Carreno Busta to serve for the bronze medal
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Game Djokovic! He stays alive in the match.
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Pablo Carreo Busta failed to convert a match point in the 2nd set Tiebreak. He is not one game away from winning the bronze medal in the deciding set. Leads 5-2.
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Game Carreno Busta! One of the best games of the entire tournament as the Spaniard holds without trouble at a crucial stage.
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40-0. Unreal! Carreno Busta makes an amazing dig to pass Djokovic at the net.
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30-0. Ridiculous hitting again from Carreno Busta. A flat backhand down the line winner this time after a tiring rally. 
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15-0. Brutal, brutal hitting from Carreno Busta at the moment. His forehand is peaking!
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Game Djokovic! Easy hold for the Serb to stay in alive in the match.

Carreno Busta will serve at 4-2 in the deciding set.
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Djokovic has a big deficit to make up as he serves trailing 1-4 in the deciding set.
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Game Carreno Busta! The Spaniard is two games away from the bronze medal. Leads 4-1 in the deciding set.
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40-15. Game point to Carreno Busta for a 4-1 lead.
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30-15. A defensive lob from Djokovic puts Carreno Busta in nervous waters, but the Spaniard resets brilliantly to smack a forehand winner.
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15-15 on Carreno Busta's serve
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Game Djokovic! The World No. 1 gets on the scoreboard in the deciding set with a hold at 30.

He still trails 1-3.
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40-30. A net dash from Djokovic forces an error from Carreno Busta. Game point for the Serb.
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30-30. A precise defensive lob from Carreno Busta neutralizes Djokovic's early advantage in the rally as the Serb then makes an unforced error.
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15-15. Errors continue to come off Djokovic's racket but big serving is coming to his rescue.
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Djokovic serves with a 0-3 deficit in the deciding set
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Game Carreno Busta! The Spaniard races to a 3-0 lead in the decider as Djokovic smashes his racket in frustration.
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40-15. Deep groundstrokes from Carreno Busta still doing their job to draw errors from Djokovic.
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30-15. This time Djokovic pounces on a 2nd serve and controls the rally from start to finish.
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30-0. A big 2nd serve from Carreno Busta.
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Carreno Busta breaks! Relentless aggression from the Spaniard as he draws the first blood in the deciding set. Leads 2-0.
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30-40. First of the two break points saved by Djokovic with a big 1st serve.
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15-40. Two break points for Carreno Busta after he smashes a return winner.
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15-30. A half-chance for Carreno Busta to break.
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15-15 after a big 1st serve from Djokovic.
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0-15 on Djokovic's serve
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Game Carreno Busta! The Spaniard comes off a tough opening the game in the deciding set to hold after 3 deuces. Leads 1-0. 
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Advantage Carreno Busta. Djokovic hurls his racket into the stands in frustration.
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Deuce again. An incredible get from Djokovic forces an error from Carreno Busta.
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Deuce. Break point bravely saved by Carreno Busta.
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