Djokovic loses temper, match in Shanghai Masters semis

Novak Djokovic lost his temper then his semifinal at the Shanghai Masters to Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday.

The top-ranked Serb struggled to control his errors for the second straight match, spraying groundstrokes and missing routine drop shots. He finished with 29 unforced errors and was a miserable 2-of-9 on break-point chances.

Djokovic couldn't control his emotions, either: He smashed his racket into bits after losing the first set — later grabbing a towel from a ballgirl to sweep up the pieces himself — and ripped his shirt open in anger during another point.

He also argued repeatedly with the chair umpire Carlos Bernardes over...