Novak Djokovic of Serbia wins French Open In that final, he defeated tennis player Stefanos Sisipas.
Although Stefanos won the first two rounds of the final, Djokovic won the final three rounds in a row.
Speaking after the victory, Novak said that everything is possible and no one can do it. Novak Djokovic, now 34, has won the French Open for the second time.
After a dramatic encounter against Stefanos Tsitsipas, Novak Djokovic won the French Open title, keeping tennis fans on the edge of their seats until the very end.
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Djokovic, who entered the competition ranked No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals, lost the French Open to Rafael Nadal last year. Following his triumph, he talked to cameras on the court in French, calling his 19th Grand Slam “a dream.”
Djokovic overcame Tsitsipas 6-7 (6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 at Roland Garros after lost the first two sets.
Djokovic proceeded by thanking his family and team for their support, saying, “The atmosphere and environment was simply electric.”
“I believe I played nine hours of tennis in less than 48 hours against two Grand Slam champions… “It was very, extremely difficult for me, both physically and mentally,” he said.
Tsitsipas, a Greek 22-year-old, was on a mission to win his maiden French Open title. Djokovic, on the other hand, came into the match looking for a Grand Slam victory, trying to close the gap on Nadal and Roger Federer to just one major trophy.
After dropping the first few sets to No. 5 Tsitsipas, the 34-year-old Serbian tennis champion staged a remarkable comeback. Djokovic persevered and rallied against his opponent, providing a thrilling conclusion to the Grand Slam competition.
Djokovic got off to a solid start in the final set, with Tsitsipas making a sequence of errors that gave the elder rival the upper hand. As the set progressed, Tsitsipas battled to recover and appeared to be beating himself up.
Their last set was nonetheless dramatic, with Tsitsipas putting in a final push that didn’t give Djokovic a moment’s relaxation or comfort. After the ceremony, Tsitsipas expressed his satisfaction with his performance and praised Djokovic.
“I’m inspired by what he’s accomplished so far,” Tsitsipas said. “I hope one day, we can do half of what he’s accomplished so far.”
Djokovic said he understood and linked to losing the French Open, and he offered words of encouragement to the younger athlete. “I think these are the kinds of matchups where you’ll learn the most,” Djokovic remarked. “And knowing him and his squad, he’ll come out more stronger from today’s encounter, and I have no doubt he’ll win more Grand Slams in the future.”
Djokovic’s victory comes just one day after unseeded Barbora Krejcikova defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to win her first grand slam title at the French Open. Krejcikova paid respect to Jana Novotna, her former coach, who died of cancer in 2017.
“Her last comments were pretty much to just have fun and try to win a Grand Slam. And, I mean, I know she’s watching out for me from somewhere,” Krejcikova explained.Leave a comment