Novak Djokovic recently created history after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas in 5-set.
He won his 19th Grand Slam title in the French open 2021 in Men’s single category at Roland Garros in Paris.
- He has become the first man in the Open Era to win all 4 Grand Slam titles at least twice and the third man to win all Grand Slams after Roy Emerson and Rod Laver.
- He won this title after coming back from 2 sets down against 5th seed Stefanos Tsitsipas.
- Djokovic won the title winning Grand Slam final debutant by 6-7 (6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4.
- He played 18 sets since his fourth-round match.
- Czech Barbora Krejcikova completed a singles-doubles title sweep at the tournament when she lifted the women’s doubles trophy with compatriot Katerina Siniakova.
- The pair beat Iga Swiatek and Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-4, 6-2.
- Krejcikova became the first player to win both the women’s singles and doubles title in Paris since French woman Mary Pierce completed the feat in 2000.
Women’s Single Title:
- On 12 June 2021, in the Women’s singles final, unseeded Krejcikova beat Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to win her maiden grand slam.
2021 French Open:
- The 2021 French Open was a Grand Slam tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts.
- It was held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, from 30 May to 13 June 2021, comprising singles, doubles and mixed doubles play.
- The qualifiers took place from 24 May to 28 May.
About Novak Djokovic:
- Born on 22 May 1987, Novak is a Serbian professional tennis player.
- He is currently ranked as world No. 1 by Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
- He has been No. 1 for record total of 325 weeks.
- He has won 19 Grand Slam men’s singles titles and 84 ATP singles titles.
- It also includes a record nine Australian Open titles and a record 36 Masters events which he shares with Rafael Nadal.
- He is the only player who have won all Big Titles on all four Grand Slam tournaments, all nine ATP Masters events and ATP Finals.
About French Open:
- French Open is a major tennis tournament organized for two weeks at Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France.
- The French Open is known as Internationaux de France de Tennis in French and Roland Garros in Europe.
- It starts in late May each year.
- The tournament and venue have been named after French aviator Roland Garros.
- It is a clay court tennis championship tournament.
- It is the second of the four annual Grand Slam tournaments.
- The other three are the Australian Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open.