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Serbia’s legendary tennis player Novak Djokovic has won Wimbledon Open for the seventh time. He defeated Nick Kyrgios of Australia in the men’s singles final on Sunday (July 10) in a four-set match. Djokovic won the match 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3). He won the 21st Grand Slam title of his career. Djokovic has reached second place in terms of winning the most Grand Slams.
Djokovic moved up to second place for the most Wimbledon wins in the Open Era (since 1968). Next to him is Roger Federer of Switzerland. Federer has won eight Wimbledons. He last won this title in 2017. Djokovic equaled Pete Sampras of America by becoming the champion for the seventh time. In the Amateur Era (before 1968) Britain’s William Renshaw won seven titles.
Djokovic’s Wimbledon title
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What happened in each set?
Set 1: Kyrgios took the lead after winning the first set 6-4.
Set 2: In the second set, Djokovic made a brilliant comeback and took 6-3.
Set 3: The third set saw a tough fight between the two players, but Djokovic won it 6-4.
Set 4: Nick Kyrgios made a brilliant comeback in the set and troubled Djokovic for a long time. Despite this, he could not maintain his rhythm. Djokovic made a comeback in the last moments to level the first set at 6-6. He then won the tie 7-3 to win the set 7-6 (7-3).
Kyrgios was in the final for the first time
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic, seeded second, was playing a record 32nd Grand Slam final. Kyrgios had played in the first Grand Slam final of his career, but he will have to wait to become champion for the first time.
Nadal’s most Grand Slams
Spain’s Rafael Nadal is at the first place in terms of winning the most Grand Slams. He has won 22 titles. The 35-year-old Novak has moved up to second place with 22 titles. At the same time, Roger Federer has now slipped to third place. He has 20 Grand Slams to his name.
Most Grand Slam Finals Players
Kyrgios’ journey to the final
- He defeated Britain’s Paul Jab 3-6, 6-1, 7-5, 6-7, 7-5 in the first round.
- In the second round, he defeated Serbia’s Krajinovi 6-2, 6-3, 6-1.
- In the third round, he defeated fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 6-7, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6.
- In the fourth round, he defeated Brendan Nakashima of America 4-6, 6-4, 7-6, 3-6, 6-2.
- Beat Cristian Garin of Chile 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 in the quarterfinals
- Spain’s Rafael Nadal got a walk-over in the semi-finals.
- In the final he lost to Novak Djokovic of Serbia 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 6-7 (3-7).
Novak’s journey to the final
- She defeated Kwon Soon Woo of South Korea 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the first round.
- In the second round, he defeated Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia 6-1, 6-4, 6-2.
- In the third round, he defeated Miomir Keshmanovic of Serbia 6-0, 6-3, 6-4.
- In the fourth round, he defeated Tim van Rijtoven of the Netherlands 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, 6-2.
- In the quarterfinals, he defeated Italy’s Yannick Sinner 5-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.
- He defeated Britain’s Cameron Nouri 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in the semi-finals.
- He defeated Nick Kyrgios of Australia 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7-3) in the final.