Novak Djokovic received his sixth Wimbledon title on Sunday with a four-set (6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3) victory over Matteo Berrettini in entrance of a bought out crowd at Centre Courtroom.
This was Djokovic’s third straight Grand Slam title and has him in place to develop into the primary participant to win a calendar-year Grand Slam since Rod Laver did it in 1969 when the US Open begins in late August.
The win additionally pushed him right into a tie with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for probably the most Grand Slam titles in historical past with a tremendous 20 titles. It’s wild that we have now three present gamers with that many main titles.
That wasn’t misplaced on Djokovic, who had this to say about Federer and Nadal after his win:
“Legends of our sport … the rationale I’m the place I’m right this moment”
Djoker reveals like to Federer and Nadal after tying them with 20 Grand Slams
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 11, 2021
“I’ve to pay an ideal tribute to Rafa and Roger. They’re legends of our sport and they’re the 2 most essential gamers that I’ve ever confronted in my profession. They’re I believe the rationale that I’m the place I’m right this moment. They’ve helped me notice what I must do with a view to enhance get stronger mentally, bodily, tactically.”
That was some stylish stuff from Djokovic.
Tennis followers agreed: