1 Novak Djokovic knocked The King of Clay off his throne. In an epic clash between two of the greatest ever to play the sport, the 34-year-old Serb ended Rafael Nadal’s 35-match winning streak at the French Open with a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(4), 6-2 victory in the semifinals. The match lasted 4 hour, 11 minutes.
Also question is, is Nadal or Djokovic better?
Djokovic is the player with the most career wins against Nadal. Nadal is also the player with the most career wins against Djokovic. … Conversely, Nadal is the only player to defeat Djokovic in two hard court slam finals (US Open 2010 and 2013).
Similarly, who has beaten Djokovic the most?
These 17 Grand Slam matches are the most ever contested between two players along with Nadal-Djokovic. Five of them were finals plus a record 11 semifinals. To date, Djokovic is the only man to have beaten Federer in all four majors and likewise Federer is the only player to defeat Djokovic in all four of them.
What is the closest tennis match ever?
The Isner–Mahut match at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships holds the record for the longest tennis match both in time and games played. It lasted for 11 hours and 5 minutes.
|Event||2020 French Open|
|Score||0–6, 7–6, 7–6, 2–6, 18–16|
Why is Novak Djokovic the best?
With a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title secured, Novak Djokovic has time and winning momentum on his side in the race to be crowned the greatest player of all time. … The 34-year-old has won eight majors and appeared in nine Grand Slam finals since turning 30.
Why Novak Djokovic is the goat?
With his natural athleticism and defensive abilities, Djokovic was destined to become a top-flight tennis player. But he has become perhaps the greatest men’s player ever because of his ability to turn the few relative weaknesses in his game into outright strengths.
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