Serbia’s Novak Djokovic drew level with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 individual Grand Slam victories today as he retained his Wimbledon title with a 6-7 (4-7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 win over Italy’s seventh seed Matteo Berrettini.
The return of Wimbledon later this month will continue the push back towards normality, after the event was cancelled for the first time since the Second World War last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
World number three Rafael Nadal has announced his decision not to compete at Wimbledon and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, with the Spanish star focusing on prolonging his career.
Defending women's singles champion Iga Świątek has been knocked out of the French Open, following a quarter-final defeat to Greece's Maria Sakkari in Paris, while Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have set up a much-awaited semi-final.
Djokovic battles back to win in five sets as defending women's champion Swiatek advances at French Open
Defending champion Rafael Nadal eased into the second round of the French Open as the Spanish star targets a record-extending 14th title at the Grand Slam event.
Rafael Nadal defeated world number one Novak Djokovic to win a record 10th Italian Open title, while Iga Świątek was victorious in the women's final to ensure that both French Open singles champions ended this event in style.
The top two seeds Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal will renew one of the great rivalries in the men’s game when they meet in the final of the Association of Tennis Professionals Masters 1000 tournament in Rome tomorrow.
Rafael Nadal came from a set down to battle through in a final set tie-break and reach the quarter-finals of the Association of Tennis Professionals Italian Open in Rome.
Naomi Osaka, Simona Halep and Sofia Kenin - three of the top four seeds in the women's singles - were all knocked out of the Italian Open on a dramatic day in Rome, as was Serena Williams.
The top seed at the Association of Tennis Professionals Madrid Open, Rafael Nadal, suffered a surprise defeat on home turf as he was dumped out at the quarter-final stage in the Spanish capital by fifth seed Alexander Zverev.