Srdjan Djokovic refused to get into it with a Montenegrin journalist who delivered shocking remarks about Novak Djokovic following the Serb's loss to Carlos Alcaraz in the Wimbledon final. After Alcaraz defeated Djokovic in the Wimbledon final, Montenegrin journalist Nebojsa Sofranac praised the 20-year-old Spaniard for "stirring up so many lumberjacks" and "being the reason why many shepherds will stop following tennis." Also, Sofranac took a shot at Djokovic for having 12 Grand Slam final losses.
"What did you just do to him, Carlitos? So many illegal crazy volleys, slices and bombs that should be banned. And to stir up so many lumberjacks who don't even know how to count games, but know enough to curse a 20-year-old boy who amazed the world? How many shepherds will stop watching tennis and cry in anguish on my wall? The Spaniards gave Novak a new nickname.
'The LOAT', has lost 12 lost Grand Slam finals, the most in the Open Era, he is 'the loser of all times,'" Sofranac wrote on social media.
Srdjan Djokovic responds: May God help that man
Serbian paper Republika caught up with Djokovic's father and asked him about the remarks from the Montenegrin journalist.
"May God help that man. If he can help him and if he really means everything he wrote," Srdjan Djokovic said. Meanwhile, Djokovic and Alcaraz kept it pretty classy and respectful after the Wimbledon final. After losing the Wimbledon final, Djokovic was full of praise for Alcaraz and gave the Spaniard all the credit.
"What a quality at the end of the match when you had to serve it out. You came up with some big plays in the big situation and you absolutely deserve it. Amazing. As for me, you never like to lose matches like these but I guess when all the emotions are settled I'll have to be very grateful," Djokovic told Alcaraz.
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