Daniil Medvedev of Russia defeated world number one Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in the final match of the US Open 2021. With this defeat, Djokovic missed out on completing his 21st Grand Slam and calendar Grand Slam.
- Daniil Medvedev of Russia defeated world number one Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in the final match of the US Open 2021. With this defeat, Djokovic missed out on completing his 21st Grand Slam and calendar Grand Slam.
- Djokovic cried after the match
- Djokovic misses out on calendar grand slam
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Novak Djokovic, considered to be the uncrowned king of the tennis world, has to face defeat in the second consecutive final match. Alexander Zverev defeated in the final of the first Tokyo Olympics. After that, after losing in the final of the Grand Slam tournament US Open, his dream of winning the 21st Grand Slam title was also shattered. them in the final
Daniil Medvedev of Russia defeated.
Let us tell you that this is Medvedev’s first Grand Slam title and it can be gauged from the video in which he lies down on the court after the winning shot. In this historic final match, he defeated the legendary tennis star of Serbia 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.
In this match, which lasted about two and a half hours, Medvedev had kept the lead over the 20-time Grand Slam winner from the beginning. Djokovic was behind him in every set and in the end this Russian player did what every tennis player dreams of. Winning the US Open and when you beat Novak Djokovic in the final, the joy of that win doubles.
Djokovic cried after the match
Even after losing in the final match of the US Open, the spectators present in the stadium were shouting loudly to greet their popular player. Novak Djokovic’s eyes filled with tears after seeing this immense love of the audience towards him and he accepted this love of the audience by clapping. At the same time, after the match, the new US Open champion Medvedev also praised Djokovic.
After the victory, Daniil Medvedev said, ‘First of all, I say sorry to you and your fans. We all know what happened today. We all know what you have achieved this year and in your career. To me, you are the greatest tennis player in history.’
Djokovic misses out on calendar grand slam
Let us tell you that if you win all four Grand Slams of tennis in the same year, it is called Calendar Grand Slam. In such a situation, Djokovic had captured the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon this year and he had a chance to complete the calendar Grand Slam.
Djokovic could become the first player since 1969 to win a calendar Grand Slam. Rod Lever won all four Grand Slams of the year 52 years ago, and Steffi Graf was the first female player to do so in 1988.