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Novak Djokovic wins third consecutive Wimbledon title

Serbian star Novak Djokovic has matched Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer for career titles

Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a forehand during his men’s Singles Final match against Matteo Berrettini of Italy on Day Thirteen of The Championships - Wimbledon 2021 at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 11, 2021 in London, England. Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images

No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic defeated No. 7 seed Matteo Berrettini on Sunday to win the 2021 Wimbledon championship. This marked Djokovic’s third consecutive Wimbledon title and 20th career Grand Slam singles title. That ties him with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal for the most men’s Grand Slam singles titles.

The match offered a bit of a proper book-end to Djokovic’s run at the All England Club. The Serb lost the first set of his first round match against Jack Draper, but then did not lost a single set heading into the finals. On Sunday, Berrettini won the first set in a tiebreaker before Djokovic rolled through the next three sets to secure the win. Djokovic won 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3.

Djokovic has been favored to win dating back to last year when the 2020 tournament was canceled. He opened for this year’s tournament at +125 at DraftKings Sportsbook and eventually was a minus favorite when the tournament opened.