Watch: Irked Novak Djokovic swears at fan in English, Serbian during Monte Carlo loss

Djokovic was left pretty annoyed with one person from the stands.

by Dzevad Mesic
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Watch: Irked Novak Djokovic swears at fan in English, Serbian during Monte Carlo loss
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Novak Djokovic seemingly got pretty irked by a loud Monte Carlo fan as he was caught on camera telling someone from the crowd to "shut the (expletive) up" in the third set of his match against Casper Ruud. 

On Saturday, Djokovic and Ruud were in the midst of a major battle in the Monte Carlo Masters semifinal when the Serb missed a forehand in the second point of the eighth game. 

Moments after losing the point, Djokovic turned to someone from the crowd and pretty harshly tried to quiet him down. Djokovic then also swore in Serbian to the person in question from the stands. 

The microphones caught the moment perfectly and the commentator on air had to apologize to viewers for foul language. 

Djokovic ended up losing to Ruud

With Ruud leading 4-3 and Djokovic, the Serb opened a 15-0 lead in the game before he missed a forehand in the following point and the Norwegian tied the game to 15-15. However, Djokovic was able to put the incident past him and win the next three points and level the decider to four games apiece. 

While Djokovic managed to get through the eighth game, he didn't manage to do so two games later when he was serving to stay in the match as Ruud went on to complete a 6-4 1-6 6-4 win.

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Novak Djokovic © Getty Images Sport - Julian Finney
 

"Well, of course I'm disappointed, you know, to lose a match like this. Was close one," Djokovic said after the loss.

"Congratulations to Casper. He played really good, especially in the beginning of the first and third, as well. I had my chances, but yeah, last game was not great. Unforced errors and just he was solid I think until the last shot and deserved to win.

"My game was kind of up and down. I mean, the positive thing is that I kind of managed to come back after losing the first set and really find the strength in the game."

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