Sun. Sep 24th, 2023

Novak Djokovic was at his scintillating greatest through the males’s singles ultimate on the 2023 US Open on Sunday (September 10), overcoming Daniil Medvedev 6-3, 7-6(5), 6-3 to win a career-fourth title in New York. Extra importantly, the Serb tied Margaret Courtroom’s report tally of 24 Main titles together with his triumph.

Djokovic’s elusive achievement obtained effusive reward from well-known tennis journalist Jon Wertheim, who tried to place the Serb’s Grand Slam match numbers into perspective on his social media deal with.

Wertheim started by mentioning that the 36-year-old had reached 36 finals from 72 Main appearances in his illustrious profession. He then expressed bewilderment at the truth that the Serb had received one among each three Main tournaments that he entered together with his victory over Medvedev.

“Djokovic has performed 72 Majors. He has reached the finals of half. And, assuming he holds right here, he can have received a full third. That is simply foolish #usopen,” Jon Wertheim wrote

Djokovic was at his greatest proper from the get-go, pummeling one groundstroke after one other to interrupt down Medvedev’s protection. The Serb received the opening set with relative ease however was pushed to the restrict by his youthful rival within the second. He even staved off a set level on his personal serve down 6-5 earlier than nabbing the tiebreaker – bringing an finish to a set that lasted over 100 minutes.

Medvedev, in the meantime, was visibly drained because of the lungbusting exchanges that came about within the match, and was damaged twice within the third set. The Serb maintained his composure to finish a straight-sets victory.

Information galore for Novak Djokovic following US Open 2023 title

The Serb celebrates on the 2023 US Open

For tutorial functions, Novak Djokovic has reached the ultimate and semifinals of a Main match 36 and 47 occasions respectively. Along with his newest foray into the final 4 of the New York Main, the Serb broke Roger Federer’s report for many Grand Slam semifinals.

For what it’s price, although, the Swiss maestro nonetheless holds the report for many total quarterfinal appearances at Majors (58). The Serb, nevertheless, can depart even this report within the mud very quickly, offered he makes the final eight of subsequent 12 months’s Australian Open and Roland Garros (having recorded 57 quarterfinal appearances in his profession).

It’s also pertinent to notice that the 36-year-old is the one participant within the Open period to have recorded not less than seven championship match appearances in any respect 4 Main tournaments. He additionally stands alone as the one participant to have reached not less than 10 semifinals (or greater) at every of the 4 Majors.

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