Novak Djokovic clinches sixth title in Rome surving a scare beating Stefanos Tsitsipas

The 20-times Grand Slam champion has finally won his first title of the season so far.

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic bounced back to beat No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas and clinch his sixth title in Rome, Italy. With the win, the No. 1 ATP player also extended his record of 38th Masters 1000 trophy. He beat Tsitsipas with a score of 6-0, 7-6(5).

Djokovic has finally won his first title of the 2022 season so far. The Serb was forced to withdraw from several events following vaccination mandates that limited his participation in multiple tournaments. The player was also not allowed to play in the first Grand Slam as his visa was cancelled twice due to controversial vaccination status and medical exemptions.

The Serbian had to at least reach the semifinal at the Italian Open to remain at the top of the ATP rankings as he won his 1000th match and reached the 55th Masters 1000 final outlasting Casper Ruud in straight sets.

The 34-year-old from Serbia, a 20-times Grand Slam champion Djokovic will now be seen defending his title at the Roland Garros tournament.

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