June 16, 2024

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Roland-Garros | Djokovic won and won his 19th Grand Slam title

Roland-Garros |  Djokovic won and won his 19th Grand Slam title

(Paris) Serbian Novak Djokovic won 19E Sunday’s career grand slam title comes after Greece beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-7 (6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in the French Open final.

It took over four hours for the tournament favorite Djokovic to come from behind and beat Sitsipas on Parisian clay. The fifth seed is playing in his first career Grand Slam final.

Photo by Anne-Christine Pouzoulat, France-Press Agency

Novak Djokovic

At the same time the “Joker” won his seventh title in his last 11 appearances at the Grand Slam tournament. He became the third tennis player in history to win two or more titles in each of the four major tournaments.

Tsitsipas won for the first time after dodging the first set point in a tiebreaker following a bold forehand winner. He looked much more dynamic than his 34-year-old opponent in the second set, having a Titanic duel with Spaniard Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals.

Photo by Benoit Tessier, Reuters

Stefanos citsipas

However, Djokovic did not lose his temper and recovered in the third set. It ended when he changed his fifth break point in the fourth game of the inning.

The Serbian wiped out a two-set deficit and eventually won five times in his ambitious career. He participated in his 29thE Grand Slam Final.

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