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#Wimbledon2021 : Novak Djokovic Delivers Another Masterclass , Wins 6th Title, His 20th Grand Slam Singles Crown

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World Number one Novak Djokovic won a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title and sixth Wimbledon with a four-set victory over battling Matteo Berrettini of Italy.

The world number one triumphed 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 to move level on 20 majors with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, reported AFP . His win also put him three-quarters of the way to the first calendar Grand Slam of all four majors since 1969. “It was more than a battle. He is a true Italian hammer I felt it on my skin,” said Djokovic. “It means none of us three will stop. Roger and Rafa are legends they are the reason I am where I am today.”

Berrettini, the first Italian to reach a Wimbledon singles final, just fell short of emulating Boris Becker in 1985 in winning Queen’s on debut and then adding the Wimbledon crown a few weeks later.

A sixth victory at the All England Club for Djokovic, who was playing in his 30th final at the Slams, added to his nine Australian Opens, two Roland Garros titles as well as three at the US Open.

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