Merely THE BEST! Good Nole has made historical past once more!
Novak Djokovic gained his twenty fourth Grand Slam singles title on Sunday, beating no.3 seed Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 7-6 (5), 6-3 within the US Open Males’s last.
For the primary set and a half, it appeared Nole was in management, however the 2021 titlist put up an amazing battle towards the Serb within the second set to power a tie-breaker. Regardless of displaying indicators of fatigue, the second seed gained a gruelling 104-minute set, through which he had saved a set level earlier than taking a two-set lead inside Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Lack of the second set appeared to dispirit Medvedev’s hopes. Djokovic introduced his best within the essential moments and surged to the victory after three hours and 17 minutes.
With the triumph, Nole tied Margaret Court docket for probably the most Grand Slam singles trophies in tennis historical past.
“To make historical past of this sport is simply one thing really outstanding and particular,” Djokovic mentioned throughout the trophy ceremony. “In each potential approach, in each potential which means of the phrase particular. It’s arduous to explain in phrases. I had the childhood dream once I was seven, eight. I wished to change into the very best participant on this planet and win the Wimbledon trophy. That was the one factor I wished. However then I began to dream new goals and set new aims, new targets. I by no means imagined that I might be right here standing with you speaking about 24 Slams.”
Match statistics: aces (4-6), double faults (6-6), winners (38-32), unforced errors (35-39), complete factors gained (118-97).
Novak will reclaim no.1 within the ATP Rankings on Monday, September 11, for a record-extending 390th week.
Djokovic will lead the nationwide staff of Serbia on the 2023 Davis Cup Finals Group Stage which takes place from 12-17 September (Valencia, Spain).
The Belgrade native will staff up with Laslo Djere, Miomir Kecmanovic, Dusan Lajovic and Hamad Medjedovic because the 2010 champions bid to safe place on the Closing 8 in Malaga in November.
Serbia have been drawn in group C together with Spain (3), the Czech Republic and South Korea.