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Djokovic becomes oldest man to win 24 majors at US Open

Two years after losing the final of this tournament
Medvedev in the final and made ‘new history’
Margaret Court has 24 wins.
but 13 of those victories came in amateur-only tournaments.

‘Tennis czar’ Novak Djokovic left, celebrates with his youngest daughter, Tara, 6, after winning the men’s singles title at the US Open tennis tournament on Nov. 11.

“She was sitting in the front row of the stands, 카지노사이트 smiling and pumping her fist at me,” Djokovic said. Whenever I get nervous, I look at her face and it makes me feel better,” he said.

Novak “Joker” Djokovic, 36, Serbia, world No. 2, has become the first player in professional tennis history to win 24 major singles titles.

Djokovic cruised to a 3-0 (6-3, 7-6, 6-3) victory over Danil Medvedev (27-Russia, No. 3) in the men’s singles final of the 2023 U.S. Open at Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York, New York, on Nov. 11. This is the fourth time Djokovic has won the U.S. Open, having also won in 2011, 2015 and 2018.

Djokovic, who has won 10 Australian Open titles, seven Wimbledon titles, and three French Open titles, set a new record for the most men’s singles titles at a major when he won his 23rd major title at the French Open in June.

With this victory, he surpassed Serena Williams (42) to become the most decorated men’s and women’s singles player since the Open Era (1968), when professionals were allowed to compete in all four majors.

However, if you include the amateur era, Margaret Court (81, AUS) still holds the record with 24 major titles. Of her 24 major titles, 13 came as an amateur.

And seven of those 13 came at the Australian Open, a tournament where players from other countries were not allowed to compete. In 1969, the first year of the Open Era, 온라인카지노 24 of the 32 women’s singles players (75.0%) in the Australian Open were Australian.

The U.S. Open organizers posted a post on their official social media accounts today featuring 24 moments of Novak Djokovic’s rise to the top of the sport, including this image of him raising his fist in the air while holding the trophy at the tournament’s awards ceremony (center).

“When I started playing tennis at the age of seven, my only goal was to become the best player in the world and lift the Wimbledon trophy,” Djokovic said. I never thought I’d be standing here after winning 24 majors. But when you have a chance to make history, why not take it?” he laughed.

Medvedev defeated Djokovic 3-0 (6-4, 6-4, 6-4) in the US Open final two years ago. The loss denied Djokovic what would have been the second “calendar grand slam” (winning all four majors in a single year) in men’s professional tennis history.

“I knew he was the guy who stopped me from making history two years ago, and I didn’t want to repeat the result and the feeling,” Djokovic said.

“I want to ask him, ‘What are you still doing here? I don’t know when you’re going to stop,'” Medvedev said, adding that he congratulated Djokovic, saying, “I have 20 tour titles and (Djokovic) has 24 majors, which is amazing.”

Djokovic, who is the oldest winner of the US Open in the Open Era (36 years, 4 months and 1 day), could become the oldest winner of all four majors next year. The oldest major winner is Ken Rosewall (AUS-89) at 37 years, 1 month and 24 days at the 1972 Australian Open.

“The desire to make history is still what drives me,” Djokovic said. Why would I stop when I’m in good shape and can play good tennis? I’m not going to stop, I’m going to keep going.”

“He wants to play until at least the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles,” said Djokovic’s coach, Goran Ivanishevic, 52. In 2028, Djokovic will be 41 years old. “He’s a natural competitor,” Ivanishevic said.

If he can’t do it, he does it. He never makes excuses. He always finds a way to win,” he said, adding, “He’s never satisfied on the court. He’s very motivated.”

Djokovic returned to the top spot in the world rankings, which were released on Nov. 11, overtaking Carlos Alcaraz (20-Spain). If Djokovic holds the title until April 8 next year, 카지노사이트존 he will pass Roger Federer (42-Swiss) to become the oldest world number one (36 years, 10 months, 16 days).

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