Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – July 11, 2021 Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates with the trophy after winning his final match against Italy’s Matteo Berrettini REUTERS/Toby Melville
Wimbledon, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic has beaten Matteo Berrettini in the Wimbledon final to win a record-equaling 20th Grand Slam title. Djokovic bounced back from a first-set wobble to win 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3.
It was Djokovic’s sixth Wimbledon title and 20th at a major tournament, putting him tied for first on the all-time list with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
The top-ranked Serb broke for a 4-3 lead in the fourth set when Berrettini double-faulted and earned another break in the final game. Djokovic had led 5-2 in the first set. Berrettini was playing in his first Grand Slam final.
Novak Djokovic is one set away from his 20th Grand Slam title. Djokovic leads the Wimbledon final against Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4. The top-ranked Serb broke Berrettini for a 2-1 lead in the third set and then saved two break points at 3-2. He converted his second set point when Berrettini sent a forehand wide. Novak Djokovic has leveled the Wimbledon final against Matteo Berrettini at one set apiece.
Djokovic won the second set 6-4 after losing the first 7-6 (4). The top-ranked Serb raced into a 4-0 lead but failed to serve out the set at 5-2. He then missed three set points at 5-3 but held at love in the next game.
Matteo Berrettini has won the first set of the Wimbledon final against Novak Djokovic after saving a set point when trailing 5-2. The Italian leads 7-6 (4), using an ace to convert his first set point. Berrettini held for 5-3 after a marathon game and broke Djokovic in the next game. The first set lasted 1 hour, 10 minutes.
Source: Associated Press