World number one Novak Djokovic has won his sixth Wimbledon title equalling Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s men’s record of 20 Grand Slam titles after he beat Italian Matteo Berrettini on Sunday, Owosports.com.ng reports.
The Serbian outclassed the seventh seed Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 6-4 6-3 on Centre Court to become the first player since Rod Laver in 1969 to win the first three titles of the year, keeping him on track to emulate the Australian by claiming a calendar Grand Slam.
“That was more than a battle, Congratulations to Matteo for a fantastic tournament. It was a tough match today. He’s a true Italian hammer,” said Djokovic.
“Winning Wimbledon was always the biggest dream as a kid. I have to remember how special this is and not take it for granted and be aware this is a huge honour and privilege.
“From being a seven-year-old constructing a Wimbledon trophy out of raw materials to standing here with a sixth trophy. It’s incredible.”
On drawing level with Nadal and Federer, he added: “It means none of us three will stop.