Calendar Grand Slam possible this year, says Djokovic


Calendar Grand Slam possible this year, says Djokovic

He has a chance at becoming the first man to win all four Majors in the same year since Rod Laver in 1969

Martyn Herman

For the second time in six years Novak Djokovic is halfway to a calendar year sweep of all four Grand Slam titles after winning the French Open for a second time on Sunday.

The 34-year-old dug deep into his reserves to hit back from two sets down against Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas to win 6-7 2-6 6-3 6-2 6-4 and increase his Grand Slam tally to 19.

That takes him one behind the men’s record 20 held by Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer and there is nothing to suggest the world No.1 will not surpass his two career rivals...

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