Veteran Serbian star Novak Djokovic won the men’s singles title at the English Open (Wimbledon), the third Grand Slam of the year, Sunday, after defeating Italian Matteo Bertini in the final match of the competition.
Djokovic turned his loss in the first set into a big victory, after he settled the other three sets in his favour, to win the match 6/7, 6/4, 6/3, 6/3.
This became Djokovic’s 20th Grand Slam title, equaling the record of the legendary Swiss Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, who won the same number of titles in the Grand Slam tournaments, and Djokovic can set the record straight if he wins the US Open, which is held later this year.
Djokovic, who won Wimbledon for the sixth time in his history and the third in a row, became the first player to win the first three major slam titles of the year, since Rod Laver achieved the feat in 1969.
The Serbian player won the Australian Open last February, before winning the French (Roland Garros) last month.
If he wins the New York tournament, he will become the first man in the last 52 years to win the four major championships in one year, and the third overall, after American Donald Budge in 1938 and Australian Rod Laver in 1962 and 1969.
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