last Sunday carlos alcaraz won wimbledon for the first time in his career and he did it against none other than Novak Djokovic, who lifted this trophy seven times. The fact of losing to a young man at times unleashed the frustration of the Serb who unloaded in the fifth set against his racket.
The former number 1 in the ATP ranking received a warning from the referee for having destroyed his racket against one of the messages that supports the network, something that is very frowned upon in the circuit and that, therefore, has established fines.
On this occasion, the fury of Nole has a price of dollars 8 thousand that will be deducted from the prize he obtained for being a finalist: USD 1.53 million. For his part, the champion pocketed just over USD 3 million.
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With this defeat, Djokovic was unable to match the records for most wins at Wimbledon (8, by Roger Federer) and Grand Slam (24, Margaret Court).
He also highlighted the mentality of his rival: “To be honest, I have never played against a player like him. Roger and Rafa obviously have their own strengths and weaknesses. Carlos is a very complete player and an incredible ability to adapt, which I think is key for him to have a long and successful career on all surfaces,” he said. Nole.