Novak Djokovic equals the record of 20 Grand Slams with Federer and Nadal as he wins his 6th Wimbledon title

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Top-ranked Novak Djokovic with another attainment of the year wins his 20th Grand Slam and sixth Wimbledon title overcoming seventh-seeded Matteo Berrettini, the first Italian to advance to the final of the championship. Djokovic has now paralleled the all-time record of 20 Grand Slam men’s conquests with tennis legend Roger Federer and King of Clay Rafael Nadal with the victory on Sunday.

Berrettini, the Italian who was eagerly looking for his first Grand Slam title won the first set recovering from 2-5 down and contended 7-6(4) but the defending champion fought back and countered in the second set with 6-4 and the third one 6-4 that already led him for a two-sets-to-one in two hours and 31 minutes at the Centre Court with just one set away for his third title of the year and the Serb guaranteed it with the fourth set lead upsetting Berrettini 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 and becoming the 2nd ever man to win the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon in the same season other than Rod Laver.

Queen’s Club champion Berrettini with his outstanding performance throughout, had conquered Hubert Hurkacz in the semis to enter his first Grand Slam singles final, the polish player who attempted a major upset by knocking out 20 Grand Slams champion Roger Federer in the championship’s quarter-final.

The tournament was officiated by Marija Cicak, the first female chair umpire in a Wimbledon men’s singles final in the championship’s history where world number one inscribed his name in yet another record of the year, having already won the Australian Open and French Open in 2021.