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CAN’T BELIEVE IT. Nishikori wins point after dropping racket
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06-Aug-16 Alex 
 

Kei wins an incredible point during his first match at the Olympics in Rio. VIDEO

 
 
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Kei Nishikori will always remember his opening match at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro for an incredible episode.

What happened?

Kei was already leading 1 set against Albert Ramos when he dropped the racket soon after serving on the deuce court. Eventually, the Japanese showed incredible reflexes to pick up the racket and engage in an amazing rally that he won at the net.

Finally, Nishikori won the match 6-2 6-4.

 

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GH
 
I understand that if the racket (or even your dampener) does not fall into the opponent`s court, it`s NOT a hindrance and the point should continue.
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Steven
 
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Originally Posted by Matteo
Isn`t there a rule that if you lose the contact with the racket to automatically lose the point?
It has happened to Kyrgios and Del Potro. I think it`s legal and he doesn`t constitute hindrance because it is not deliberate
 Reply 07-Aug-2016
Matteo
 
Isn`t there a rule that if you lose the contact with the racket to automatically lose the point?
 Reply 07-Aug-2016
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