That is Djokovic’s sixth Wimbledon title, breaking a tie with Bjorn Borg for the third-most Wimbledon titles amongst males within the Open Period. Djokovic trails solely Federer (eight) and Pete Sampras (seven) at The Championships.
Djokovic is now the sixth participant, male or feminine, to win every of the primary three Grand Slams of the calendar yr for the reason that Open Period started. He joins Rod Laver (1969), Margaret Courtroom (1970), Martina Navratilova (1984), Steffi Graf (1988) and Serena (2015). Of the 5, Laver, Courtroom and Graf went on to finish the Calendar Slam — profitable all 4 majors within the yr.
Djokovic is now the fifth man within the Open Period to win the French Open and Wimbledon in the identical yr, becoming a member of Laver (1969), Borg (1978-80), Nadal (2008, 2010) and Federer (2009).
Djokovic is now simply the second man all-time to win main titles on three totally different surfaces in a calendar yr. Nadal was the primary, profitable the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open in 2010.
The variety of majors Djokovic has received since turning 30, extending his document for many such titles amongst males within the Open Period (since 1968). Nadal is subsequent with six such Grand Slams, whereas Federer, Rod Laver and Ken Rosewall all received 4 majors after turning 30.
That is the seventh Grand Slam closing Djokovic has received after shedding the opening set, essentially the most by any participant, male or feminine, in tennis historical past. The subsequent highest are Chris Evert, Graf, Courtroom and Invoice Tilden, all of whom received 5 main finals after shedding the primary set.
Djokovic is the primary man within the Open Period to win three Wimbledon titles after turning 30.
That is Djokovic’s 85th tour-level title. He is in fifth place amongst males within the Open Period — forward of him are Jimmy Connors (109), Federer (103), Ivan Lendl (94) and Nadal (88). Simply behind him, in sixth, is John McEnroe (78).
The variety of editions of Wimbledon it has been since a male participant received his first Grand Slam title on the match. The final to take action was Federer in 2003.
That is the second-longest such streak in Wimbledon historical past, after a 17-year run from 1968-1984, damaged when a 17-year-old Boris Becker received the match in 1985.
(Stats courtesy of ESPN’s Statistics & Info Group)