Novak Djokovic Just Can't Bear To Be Apart From His "Impeccably Groomed, Snow White Toy Poodle" Pierre

The Brits won't let Novak Djokovic's dog Pierre into the country to watch master play tennis at Wimbledon. This sucks for Novak, whose pooch has a Twitter account and managed to get onto the cover of the July edition of men's Vogue, or L'Uomo Vogue.

The dog, to whom he is devoted, has been an ever present during the European clay court season, which Djokovic dominated until losing for the only time this year in the French Open semi-finals.

Pierre was even spotted in Paris, sat on a cushion at a table cafe next to the tennis player who fed him noodles.

"He is upset he can't bring Pierre to Wimbledon and he is pleading with the authorities to let the dog in," said a source in the Djokovic camp. "Whenever he can he takes the dog with him. he is genuinely upset. For him this is a very serious issue."

This goes a long way to explaining why Pierre's pal lost his shit during a fourth-round win over Marco Baghdatis. In fact, it's hard to imagine a Serbian having gone through anything more difficult.

Wimbledon 2011: Novak Djokovic pleads for pet poodle Pierre to be allowed into tournament [Telegraph]

(Photo H/T Tennis Perspective)

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