Novak Djokovic won the French Open, became the player to win the most Grand Slam titles, broke Nadal’s record

Paris. Novak Djokovic has created history. Serbia’s Djokovic defeated Casper Ruud in consecutive sets in the final of the French Open played on Sunday. This is his 23rd Grand Slam title. With this, he has become the player to win the men’s singles title in the men’s category for the most number of times. He left behind Rafael Nadal of Spain. Nadal has won 22 titles, but due to injury, he did not appear in the current season of the French Open. Djokovic, 36, won the final match 7-6, 6-3, 7-5. Nadal has won the French Open a record 14 times.

Novak Djokovic had earlier captured the French Open title in 2016 and 2021. With this, he has also become the first player to win every Grand Slam title at least 3 times. Djokovic has captured the most 10 Australian Open. Apart from this, he has won the title of Wimbledon 7 times and the American Open 3 times. Djokovic won the title match in 3 hours 13 minutes. Apart from the first set, 24-year-old Kasper Ruud of Norway did not appear to compete with Djokovic. After a 5-5 draw in the final set, Djokovic won the next two games to seal the match.

With this, Novak Djokovic has also become the oldest player to win the French Open. Djokovic did this at the age of 36 years and 20 days. Earlier this record was in the name of Rafael Nadal. Nadal won the French Open in 2022 at the age of 36 years and 2 days. This is Djokovic’s second consecutive title of this year. In January, he won the Australian Open.

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Roger Federer of Switzerland is at number three in terms of winning the most titles in the men’s category. He has 20 titles to his name. With the victory, Novak Djokovic has again become the world’s number-1 player.

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