After the last point of the match, which ended with Matteo Berrettini’s netting, Novak Djokovic He threw the racket away and fell comfortably on the turf of Wimbledon. The Serbian tennis player won the London Championships for the sixth time, and won the Grand Slam title of his career for the twentieth time. Join Djokovic Roger Federer I Rafaela Nadalawho also have 20 Grand Slam victories each.
Just Djokovic the record in the Grand Slam!
Sunday’s final started with a surprise. Although the Serbian broke his opponent in the fourth inning, taking a 3:1 lead, he did not win the set. In the ninth match, in which Djokovic worked to win the set, the Serb shockedly lost a pass, and after a few minutes lost the match in a tiebreak. This ended with the Italian winning 7:4.
In the following groups, things went as expected before the match. Djokovic started his second game with two teams, eventually winning 6:4. The result of the third set, won by the Serb, was decided 6:4, with only one break that occurred in the third game. The last set was very evenly matched, but at her deciding moment Brittini lost a pass twice, leading to a 3-6 set loss and the whole match 1-3.
Djokovic has not only equaled the record for Federer and Nadal, but also has a chance to win the Grand Slam calendar, i.e. one-year wins at the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. The last time it happened was in 1969 when Rod Laver did it.
The legendary Australian did this seven years ago. So far, in the history of men’s tennis, only two players have reached the Grand Slam. The other is the American, Don Badge, who did so in 1938. Djokovi will be able to join this duo in September. The US Open will start on August 30 and run until September 12.