If Djokovic wins the title here, then after 52 years, he will have the record of completing the ‘Calendar Year Grand Slam’. The great tennis player Rod Laver did this feat in 1969.
The US Open, the last Grand Slam of this year 2021, is going to begin from today. The eyes of the world will be stuck on Novak Djokovic of Serbia, ranked first in the tournament and title contender. If Djokovic wins this tournament, then two special records will be recorded in his name. Djokovic has acquired the first three Grand Slams of the year. Now, if he wins the title here also, then in tennis after 52 years, the record of achieving the ‘Calendar Year Grand Slam’ will be to his name. The great tennis player Rod Laver of Australia did it in 1969.
Along with this, Djokovic’s centres will likewise be on the 21st Grand Slam title of his career. If Novak wins the title here, he will be leading of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer to win the most Grand Slams. All three of them have 20-20 Grand Slam titles to their names. Let us inform you that both Nadal and Federer have withdrawn their names from this tournament in 2021. In women’s singles, raising champion Naomi Osaka of Japan will be eyeing the third US Open and fifth Grand Slam title of her career.