Serbia awoke to disappointment on Monday after Novak Djokovic failed in his try to make tennis history by turning into the primary man in additional than 50 years to win a calendar-year Grand Slam.

Instead of the same old fireworks, automotive horns blaring and dancing all through the streets after earlier important finals involving Djokovic, there was an eerie silence all through the Serbian capital. The top-ranked Djokovic lost to Russian opponent Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday all through the U.S. Open last.

“To be honest, I don’t have any plan. Absolutely nothing,” he talked about. “I don’t know if I’ll play anything, anywhere. Currently, I’m here in New York with my thoughts.

“Of course, my life is now completely utterly utterly completely different … I would love to spend extra time with my youngsters,” Djokovic said as he broke down in tears.

Djokovic also showed some rare emotion on the court. As his Grand Slam bid was ending late in the match, he covered his face with a towel, hiding his tears during a changeover.

Tennis great Boris Becker, Djokovic’s former coach, said the pressure of making history was too much.

“He was mentally not ready,” Becker said, “to administration his feelings.”