Novak Djokovic wins Wimbledon 2021: how Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and others reacted | Tennis News

Here are the reactions to Novak Djokovic matching Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s men’s record of 20 Grand Slam singles titles.
The Serbian beat Italian seventh seed Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 in Sunday’s final.
ROGER FEDERER, EIGHT TIMES WIMBLEDON WINNER
“Congratulations Novak on your 20th major. I am proud to have the opportunity to play in a special era of tennis champions. Wonderful performance, well done!” .

RAFAEL NADAL, 13 times WINNER OF FRANCE
“20 Grand Slam titles is huge and it’s amazing that we are three tied players. Well done and congratulations to you and your team!”
WIMBLEDON 2021 FINALIST MATTEO BERRETTINI
“For sure he (Djokovic) was better than me. Well done to him, he is writing the history of the sport and he deserves all the credit,” he said after the match.
“Kudos to the Novak team, they are doing something amazing in every slam, in every tournament.”

GORAN IVANISEVIC, DJOKOVIC COACH AND FORMER WIMBLEDON CHAMPION
“I feel good. What can I say? Amazing. I won this tournament as a player, now I won it as a coach. I don’t need to come anymore,” he said. he declared after the game.
“With Novak, it’s like in the movies, you have to kill him 27 times to win. He keeps getting up.”
ROD LAVER, 11 TIMES WINNER OF THE GRAND CHEMBLE

GRAND BILLIE JEAN KING AMERICAN TENNIS
“Kudos to 6x Wimbledon champion @DjokerNole! He’s simply the best, and thrives on pressure. The Golden Slam is still in his sights. Next up: the Olympics.”

BORIS BECKER, SIX TIMES CHAMPION OF THE GRAND CHEMBLE
“It’s been a tough three weeks, just playing and being at the hotel, you need great people around you and it’s great for Novak to show his appreciation for his team.”
SIMONA HALEP, TWICE WINNER OF THE GRAND SLAM
“20 Grand Slam tournaments and 6 titles at Wimbledon. Truly amazing. Congratulations @DjokerNole.”
MARION BARTOLI, FORMER WIMBLEDON CHAMPION
“It is absolutely sensational that Novak was able to win the 20th Grand Slam.
“What a final – we were lucky to witness such a good level of both players. Berrettini pushed Djokovic – it takes two players to have such a good fight. Novak Djokovic has just taken tennis to another level. ”

Djokovic triumphs at Wimbledon to win 20th Grand Slam title

Djokovic triumphs at Wimbledon to win 20th Grand Slam title

TIM HENMAN, FORMER BRITISH NUMBER 1
“It was really a fantastic tournament with a very worthy winner. Djokovic had an amazing tournament, he came in as a big favorite and he put on an absolute masterclass in two weeks. The best player without a doubt won this tournament.”

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