The Serb in the final in three sets against South African Kevin Anderson and the 13th time won the tournament “Grand slam”
Novak, Jacovitti: epa/vostock-photo
– Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic in the final of Wimbledon beat the South African Kevin Anderson with a score of 6:2, 6:2, 7:6 (7:3).
It was the fourth victory of the ex-first racket of the world in “Wimbledon” and its the 13th won the tournament “Grand slam”. He had previously won in the English courts in 2011, 2014 and 2015.
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Semifinal match Anderson vs John Isner from the USA was delayed on Friday 13 July so that Djokovic was unable to finish his match against Rafael Nadal and had to finish pyatisetovy meeting on Saturday. As a result, the Serb was left without relying finalists a day of rest. Meeting of the Anderson vs Isner lasted 6 hours and 36 minutes, but he had a day to recover.
The South African repeated his best result on tournaments “the Grand slam”: he reached the final at the US Open in 2017.
For Djokovic this is the first victory on tournament “the Grand slam” in 2016, when he won the “Roland Garros”.
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