PARIS (AP) — So what exactly was that metal-looking object about the size of a bottle cap that was taped to
Novak Djokovic's chest at the
He was asked about it. He didn't give a straight answer.
During the changeover between the end of the first set and the start of the second during the 22-time Grand Slam champion's 7-6 (2), 6-0, 6-3 victory over Marton Fucsovics at Roland Garros on Wednesday night, Djokovic removed his reddish polo shirt and swapped it for another.
Nothing out of the ordinary there, especially after a set that lasted 1 1/2 hours.
Here's what was unusual: TV cameras in Court Philippe Chatrier zoomed in on some item that was placed right in the middle of Djokovic's chest. Commentators on Tennis Channel's broadcast joked about it having something to do with the Marvel Comics character Iron Man, portrayed on the big screen by Robert Downey Jr.