In the final match, Medvedev was leading from the start. While Djokovic appeared under pressure, Djokovic finished behind Medvedev in every set in a match that lasted nearly two and a half hours. After the match was over, Medvedev lay down on the court exhausted.
Daniil Medvedev after winning said, I want to thank my team, who are watching, my parents, my family, some are here, some are watching. The journey to winning a Slam is not an easy one. I want to thank you for helping me on this journey
Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic entered the final of the ongoing US Open after beating Alexander Zverev in a thrilling five-set match on Saturday. World number one Djokovic defeated Zverev 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in the semi-final at the Arthur Ashe Stadium here.
Novak reached the final for a record ninth time
The 34-year-old Serbian defeated Zverev on Friday to reach his 31st career Slam final, equaling Federer’s record. He reached the final in New York for a record ninth time so far, winning the championship three times. Top ranked player Djokovic defeated Zverev 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 in a five-set match. With this, his winning record in the Major Championship this season went up to 27-0.
What is Calendar Grand Slam?
When a tennis player wins all four major Grand Slam tournaments in a year, it is called a calendar Grand Slam. Djokovic has won the French Open, Wimbledon and Australian Open this year but his dream of winning the US Open was shattered.
About all four grand slams
Wimbledon is the oldest tournament in the four Grand Slams. It started in 1877. This was followed by the US Open in 1881, then the French Open in 1891 and the Australian Open in 1905. The Australian Open is played in January. The French Open is played between May and June. At the same time, Wimbledon is played between June-July while the US Open (US Open) starts in August-September.
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