Home Tennis Novak captures historic twenty third Main trophy at Roland Garros! – Novak Djokovic

Novak captures historic twenty third Main trophy at Roland Garros! – Novak Djokovic

Novak captures historic twenty third Main trophy at Roland Garros! – Novak Djokovic


Novak makes historical past, as soon as once more!

Along with his third French Open title, the Serbian star turns into essentially the most embellished Grand Slam champion!

With 23 majors, Nole will be thought of the best male tennis participant in historical past, the GOAT!

Novak Djokovic confirmed his greatness as soon as once more beating Casper Ruud in straight units on Sunday, 7-6 (1), 6-3, 7-5, to win his third Roland Garros crown and a historic twenty third Grand Slam title, one away from Spaniard Rafael Nadal on the all-time checklist.

Ruud broke first and consolidated it to maneuver up 3-0, however Djokovic fought again to degree and drive a tiebreak, which he went on to win in convincing vogue 7-1.

Driving the wave of confidence, the third seed earned a break level within the second sport of the second set. He capitalised on it and stored the benefit to seize a two units to like lead.

The fourth-seeded Norwegian tried to disrupt Djokovic’s rhythm, however Novak maintained his stellar degree all through the competition. He made an important break within the eleventh sport of the third set and served it out for the magnificent victory.

“Thanks very a lot for such a particular ambiance. I’m very completely happy to share such a particular second in my profession with you,” mentioned Djokovic on the trophy ceremony. “It’s no coincidence that my twenty third Grand Slam title has come right here as a result of it has been the toughest one for me to win in my profession. I’m very emotional proper now and I’m very, very proud to be right here. Thanks for all of your help and all of the vitality I’ve gained from you.”

Ruud congratulated Nole on “one other day, one other document”. He added: “And one other day you rewrite tennis historical past. It’s powerful to clarify how nice you’re and what an inspiration you’re to so many individuals world wide, so congratulations to you, to your workforce. I do know this tastes one of the best of all.”

Match statistics: aces (11-4), double faults (1-1), winners (52-31), unforced errors (32-31), complete factors received (118-89).

En-route to his 94th profession title and third in 2023, Novak additionally beat Aleksandar Kovacevic (USA), Marton Fucsovics (HUN), Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (ESP), Juan Pablo Varillas (ESP), Karen Khachanov (RUS) and Carlos Alcaraz (ESP).

Djokovic turned the primary man to win every Grand Slam occasion no less than thrice. He’s additionally the oldest Roland Garros champion on the age of 36 years and 20 days.

With the triumph, the Belgrade native secured his return to No.1 within the ATP Rankings. He’ll begin his 388th week on the summit of males’s skilled tennis.

Pictures: Profimedia



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