Djokovic claims his 19th Grand Slam title
In tennis, world no.1 Novak Djokovic claimed his 19th Grand Slam title after beating world no. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas in the five-set battle at the Roland-Garros final on Sunday.
After dropping the first two sets, the 34-year-old Serb won the match 6-7 (6-8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 against 22-year old Tsitsipas to clinch his second French Open Men's Singles.
Djokovic has now moved one step closer to the joint record of 20 Grand Slam men’s singles titles held by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. He is now one adrift of the men's 20 Grand Slam titles record of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.
Djokovic, who played 18 sets since his fourth-round match, has also become the first man in the Open era, and third overall after Roy Emerson and Rod Laver, to win all four Majors at least twice.
Djokovic reached his sixth French Open final after ending Nadal's four-year reign last Friday while Tsitsipas edged past Alexander Zverev, becoming the first Greek player to reach the Grand Slam final.
(Edited by Aparmita Das)
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