Novak Djokovic Makes History with 24th Grand Slam Win at US Open
by privatebet.com - 2023/09/11
Novak Djokovic has been breaking records left and right since the start of 2023, and he’s showing no signs of stopping. The 36-year-old tennis champion won his 24th Grand Slam title at the US Open on Sunday, thus equaling Margaret Court's all-time record for most major single titles. Djokovic managed to defeat Daniil Medvedev in just three sets at Flushing Meadows, but this wasn’t an easy game to win. The second set was especially grueling, lasting one hour and 44 minutes, and it only came to a close after Djokovic managed to win the rollercoaster tie-break. Djokovic became the oldest champion in the Open Era to win the US Open, and he said that this victory means the world to him. "I'm really living my childhood dream to compete at the highest level in this sport, which has given me and my family so much from difficult circumstances. I never thought I would be here but the last couple of years I thought I had a shot at history. Why not grab it when it is presented?" he told the reporters. After winning his 24th Grand Slam title, Djokovic managed to level Margaret Court's 50-year record for most major singles titles. His latest record-breaking success comes just a few months after he surpassed Rafael Nadal's record tally of 22 men's major titles.