‘Special era of tennis champions,’ Twitter reacts to Novak Djokovic’s 20th Grand Slam title win-Sports News , Justnewsday
Here’s how Twitter reacted to Novak Djokovic’s landmark win in the Wimbledon 2021 men’s singles final.
Novak Djokovic has beaten Matteo Berrettini in the Wimbledon final to win a record-equaling 20th Grand Slam title.
Djokovic bounced back from a first-set wobble to win 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3.
It was Djokovic’s sixth Wimbledon title and 20th at a major tournament, putting him tied for first on the all-time list with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
The top-ranked Serb broke for a 4-3 lead in the fourth set when Berrettini double-faulted and earned another break in the final game.
Djokovic had led 5-2 in the first set. Berrettini was playing in his first Grand Slam final.
Here’s how Twitter reacted to Djokovic’s win:
Novak Djokovic drew praise for his indomitable fighting spirit
Congrats Novak on your 20th major. I’m proud to have the opportunity to play in a special era of tennis champions. Wonderful performance, well done!
— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) July 11, 2021
Incredible athlete, incredible tennis player. Hats off @DjokerNole.
— Marcus Willis (@Willbomb90) July 11, 2021
Novak has won 8 of the last 12 Slams!
#20 is just a pit stop for the best tennis player to ever play the game!
— Somdev Devvarman (@SomdevD) July 11, 2021
Continuing his dominance this year. @DjokerNole congratulations on 20. It’s absolutely remarkable what we are watching.
— James Blake (@JRBlake) July 11, 2021
Djokovic is one of the toughest if not the toughest athlete I’ve ever seen. Just no weakness. #Wimbledon
— Jessie Pegula (@JLPegula) July 11, 2021
20 Grand Slams and 6 Wimbledon titles. Truly amazing.
— Simona Halep (@Simona_Halep) July 11, 2021
— Monica Puig (@MonicaAce93) July 11, 2021
Many were grateful for being able to play witness to such an incredible era in men’s tennis
— Rohan Bopanna (@rohanbopanna) July 11, 2021
Welcome to a 20 20 20 world @DjokerNole
— Patrick McEnroe (@PatrickMcEnroe) July 11, 2021
Amazing….Rafa, Roger and Novak all tied at 20 Slams, all competing in the same era…
— Michael Russell (@MRusselltennis) July 11, 2021
— Pam Shriver (@PHShriver) July 11, 2021
20x20x20 lets have a restart boys
— Daniela Hantuchová (@dhantuchova) July 11, 2021
Matteo Berrettini’s efforts did not go unnoticed
Congratulations Novak. Amazing achievement, you are on your way to a Grand Slam. Matteo, you played a fantastic tournament and I have no doubt your time will come. https://t.co/bRY6J8B9Lx
— Rod Laver (@rodlaver) July 11, 2021
— Gabriela Sabatini (@sabatinigabyok) July 11, 2021
With inputs from AP.
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