French Open 2021: Novak Djokovic recovers from two sets down to win 19th career Grand Slam at Roland Garros

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Novak Djokovic on Sunday recovered from being two sets down against Stefanos Tsitsipas to win a five-set thriller in the French Open men’s singles final at Roland Gaross as he claimed his 19th career Grand Slam title.

34-year-old Serb beat his 22-year-old Greek opponent 6-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. Djokovic had defeated Rafael Nadal, known as the King of Clay, in the semi-final.

Tsitsipas had defeated his German rival Sascha Zverov 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3 in the other semi-final.

Disappointed by his loss in the final despite having two sets lead, Tsitsipas was seen covering his face for a long time as he remained seated on his chair after the match.