Novak Djokovic clinched his 21st grand slam title by defeating Nick Krygios in the Wimbledon final on Sunday. With this win, he has now gone past Roger Federer’s tally of 20 grand slam championships.
Djokovic won the final defeating the Australian in four sets 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6.
This is Djokovic’s seventh Wimbledon title drawing level with US legend Pete Sampras' tally of single trophy wins at the All England Lawn Tennis Club.
The 35-year-old Serbian is now just one title shy to equal Roger Federer's eight Wimbledon title wins and one grand slam title away from equaling Rafael Nadal's record of 22 major title wins.
After Kyrgios took the first set Djokovic found his rhythm back. Despite Krygios playing his best tennis Djokovic got the better of his opponent in crucial moments of the second and third sets. He then held his nerves going into the fourth set tiebreaker and captured it easily to win the title
This was Djokovic's first tour-level win in three attempts against the Australian, who had never gone beyond the quarter-finals at a grand slam before this.
Djokovic reached the after defeating Great Britain's Cameron Norrie in the semi-finals while Nick Kyrgios reached the finals after Rafael Nadal withdrew from the semi-finals due to an abdominal tear.