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Novak Djokovic has admitted he could be forced to take an extended break Eagles Womens Jersey from the sport after his Wimbledon hopes were ended by injury during his quarter-final against the Czech Tomas Berdych.The three-time champion, who had looked to be back near to his best in the opening week, was trailing 7-6 (2),Muller said the break at the start of the fifth had been crucial. “It was kind of tough to take that because that’s not the way you want to start out a fifth set,” he said. “He was just too good at the end.” 2-0 when he called it a day, having had treatment to his right elbow at the end of the first set. It was a disappointing end to what had been a much-improved tournament for Djokovic after months of below-par outings but he may now have to miss the US Open and perhaps even longer to put right an injury which he said has been bothering him, on and off, for 18 months.“The specialists that I’ve talked with, they haven’t been really too clear, mentioning surgery, mentioning different options,” said Djokovic, who later said in Serbian that the break could be longer than he has Men's Adidas Miami Heat #41 Glen Rice Swingman Red Alternate Finals Patch NBA Jersey ever taken before. “Nobody was very clear in what needs to be done. As long as it kind of comes and goes, it’s fine. But adding up, maybe it worked for seven, eight, 10 months, but now the [last] seven months is not working that great. Obviously it’s adding up more and more. The more I play, the worse it gets. I guess the break is something that I will have to consider right now.”Djokovic, who said the pain was worst when serving and hitting forehands, said Andrew Norwell Authentic Jersey he would talk to doctors about how best to deal with it. “I haven’t felt this much pain ever since I’ve had this injury. So it’s not a good sign. Obviously the schedule will be readjusted. I’m not thinking too much ahead because I’m not able to play. I’ll try to understand everything that goes around and we’ll see where I can play next.”Djokovic said he had been feeling discomfort from the beginning of the tournament but having also had to play on Tuesday because of the rain-delay that postponed his fourth-round battle, he had little time to recover. “It was only getting worse,” he said. “Unfortunately today was the worst day. Probably the fact that I played yesterday, kind of days adding up, as I’ve said before, it wasn’t helping at all.”Murray refused to describe the nature of the injury, and speculation among armchair experts ranged from hip-flexor strain to osteoarthritis, which often plagues long-career athletes. Whatever it is, it plainly turned Murray from the lightning-quick saviour of lost causes into a sitting duck. “I’m not going to go into all the details of exactly what my hip issues are,” he said. “I’ve been dealing with it for a very long time. As you get older, things are a bit tougher to manage than they are when you’re younger. There’s more wear and tear. I’m sure I’ll be able to get through it.“I feel Matt Cain like I’ve done all of the right stuff, but I’ll try to do more, try to get myself in better shape. Hopefully I’ll come through the other side of it a better player, a better athlete.“I knew I wasn’t going to do any major damage by playing. I wanted, if possible, to find a way at the end. Sam served great. The end of the fourth set and fifth set, he hardly missed any first serves. He was acing me pretty much every time. I wasn’t getting enough power on my serve to put him in any bother. He was dictating all of the points.”After his defeat, Murray also corrected one reporter who stated that Sam Querrey was the first American player to reach the semi-final of a grand slam since 2009. “Male player,” Murray interrupted.As for his ranking, which he ripped away from Djokovic in a frantic charge over the latter part of 2016, and speaking before his rival retired from his match, Murray said: “I haven’t played well enough this year to deserve to stay there for much longer. If it doesn’t happen by the end of this tournament, it will happen by the end of the US Open.”As Murray was heading home to Oxshott, 11 miles away in north Surrey, to recover with his wife Kim and daughter Sophia, Federer was still in cruise control, two sets up against Milos Raonic, and heading for his 101st match at Wimbledon, and a record 12th semi-final.Muller began the match in superb style, breaking Cilic in the seventh game thanks to a stunning forehand and broke again two games later to take the set, the first the Croat had dropped in the tournament. The left-hander yielded just one break point in the first two sets – at 6-5 in the second – and for long periods Cilic was just hanging in there, looking for something to happen. The tiebreak proved to be the pivotal moment of the match, with Cilic taking it 8-6 to level, before breaking once in the third to go up two sets to one


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