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Wimbledon 2021: Novak Djokovic Wins Twentieth Grand Slam With Sixth Wimbledon Triumph

  • Jul 12, 2021
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Novak Djokovic won a record-equalling twentieth Grand Slam title and 6th Wimbledon on Sunday with a four-set triumph over fighting Matteo Berrettini of Italy. The world number one won 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 to move level on 20 majors with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. His success likewise put him 3/4 of the way to the principal schedule Grand Slam of every one of the four majors since 1969. A 6th triumph at the All England Club for Djokovic, who was playing in his 30th last at the Slams, added to his nine Australian Opens, two Roland Garros titles just as three at the US Open.

Should he win a fourth title in New York in September, he will turn out to be only the third man in history after Don Budge (1938) and Rod Laver (1962 and 1969) to finish the scheduled Grand Slam.

"It was more than a fight. He is a genuine Italian sledge I felt it on my skin," said Djokovic of Berrettini.

"It implies none of us three will stop. Roger and Rafa are legends they are the explanation I am the place where I am today."

The Serb additionally now has 85 professional titles while he has become the primary man to break the $150 million prize cash hindrance.

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A gold decoration at the Tokyo Olympics could give him the principal ever Golden Grand Slam by a male player.

Djokovic conquered a cheeky begin to break for 3-1, which he extended to 5-2.

He even had a set point in a long-distance race eighth game which the Italian saved after eight deuces.

Revived, he broke Djokovic when he served for the set and afterwards ruled the sudden death round which he fixed with his fourth pro of the challenge.

The favourite raged to a 5-1 lead in the second set on the rear of a twofold break.

Berrettini, offering to be Italy's first men's Grand Slam champ since Adriano Panatta at the 1976 French Open, ripped at his way back to 4-5, saving three set focuses, however, Djokovic this time served it's anything but a set each.

Djokovic struck first again for a 2-1 lead in the third set and fended off three break focuses in the 6th game, a demonstration of rebellion which brought watching Hollywood star Tom Cruise to his feet.

That was Berrettini's last possibility of the set as Djokovic served it out in the tenth game.

A fatigued Berrettini then, at that point presented a twofold issue on break highlight hand Djokovic a 4-3 lead in the fourth set.

Djokovic continued coming, running from the rear of the court to pull off a wondrous get and he hung on for 5-3.

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Berrettini, expecting to be Italy's first singles champion at Wimbledon, saved two title focuses in the eighth game.

However, he was frail on the third as Djokovic cleared to his place ever.

"Novak is an extraordinary top dog he is composing history on this court," said Berrettini.

"It's anything but the end it is the start for me.

"Without my family, companions and group this would not have been conceivable so I simply say Grazie."