Novak Djokovic has become US Open champion and is in the news. Or not much. In this way, the Serbian achieved a milestone in the history of tennis He became the first tennis player to win 24 Grand Slam titles.
It all started at the 2008 Australian Open. In that edition, loom He won the final match against the French Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (2) To win his first major in his entire career.
However, it took exactly three years to win a Grand Slam title again. In the oceanic lands also he defeated the Scot in the decisive match Andy Murray 6-4, 6-2, 6-3. In 2011, he also won two more titles of this kind. In both cases, she was his victim in the final Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-1. respectively.
The Australian Open was undoubtedly the major tournament in which he could best impose his terms since then, Of all the Grand Slams, ten have been achieved there. in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2023 He was also able to lift the cup after his victory Nadal (2012 and 2019), Murray (2013, 2015 and 2016), Dominic Thiem (2020), Daniil Medvedev (2021) and Stefanos Tsitsipas (2023).
in Wimbledon He also performed outstandingly with a total of seven titles. In addition to the above mentioned in 2011, in 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022 He won it after winning the decisive match Roger Federer (2014, 2015 and 2019), Kevin Anderson (2018), Matteo Berrettini (2021) and Nick Kyrgios (2022).
It was the Grand Slam tournament that cost him the most, without a doubt Roland Garros. Nadal’s numbers in the Parisian tournament generated that loom He was only able to prove himself in 2016 after defeating Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4. previously He lost the final in 2012, 2013 and 2015The first two are against Nadal and the last one is against Stan Wawrinka.
He later won two more titles on French clay. In 2021 against Tsitsipas, after falling behind by two sets, and the last in 2023 against Casper Ruud.
Finally, the US Open appears. After winning the title in 2011. He was only able to overcome it again in 2015 After beating Roger Federer 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 and 6-4. In 2018, he also won another title in the American competition after defeating the Argentine Juan Martin de Potro 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3.
Of the 24 Grand Slam dedications, There are a few matches to highlight. One of them was Real fight against Nadal in Australia (2012) The Serbian won 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7 (5), 7-5. in Wimbledonfor his part, There are two for the “square” against Federer: In 2014 by 6-7 (7), 6-4, 7-6 (4), 5-7 and 6-4 and in 2019 By 7-6 (5), 1-6, 7-6 (4), 4-6, 13-12 (3).
If there were victories, there were also defeats. One of the most painful The 2021 US Open was against Daniil Medvedev, 6-4 Since the Serbian was just one match away from winning the Grand Slam (winning all Main of the calendar year).
Right now, in 2023, with his titles at the Australian Open, Roland Garros, and New York, loom He was the first winner of tournaments of this type and was close to winning the Grand Slam table.. Carlos Alcaraz is the culprit.
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