Djokovic champions Roland Garros and breaks records


Serbian Novak Djokovic, ranked first in the world, won the French Roland Garros tournament for the second time in his career, after the first in 2016, winning his nineteenth title in the four major tournaments, with an average of 9 in Australia, 2 in France, and 5 in Wimbledon, Britain. And 3 in Flushing Meadows, USA.
Djokovic, 34, defeated the brilliant Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas, 22, who is ranked fifth in the world, and is the youngest player among the top ten, and the first Greek to be ranked among them in the history of men’s tennis, which heralds a promising future.
Djokovic trailed by two sets (6-7, 2-6) and seemed to be heading for a certain loss, but came back strong, sweeping Tsitsipas (6-3, 6-2) in the third and fourth sets, then breaking his opponent in the third game of the fifth set, taking advantage of his superiority His physicality and experience, comfortably ahead of his serve (3-1).
Djokovic advanced on his serve (5-3), then (5-4), before deciding the last game, the fifth set (6-4) and the match, to succeed in becoming the only player in more than 50 years to win the title of each of the tournaments. The Big Four has at least twice, knowing that he won the Australian title this season as well.
Tsitsipas received the second-place trophy from the President of the French Tennis Federation, after reaching the first Grand Schleme final, while Djokovic received the tournament’s trophy from the world tennis legend, the elegant Swedish “King” Bjorn Borg, who gave his presence an added value to the event.


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