The Punch

Djokovic eyes 20th Grand Slam title at Wimbledon


novak djokovic could win a 20th Grand slam title, a third major of the year and a third Wimbledon title in a row at the All england Lawn tennis Club on sunday (today) - the man standing in his way is first-time Wimbledon finalist Matteo Berrettini.

With Djokovic playing in a 30th Grand Slam final and Berrettini about to experience a major final for the first time, the odds clearly point towards a victory for the world no 1.

However, Berrettini has not lost on grass this season and has never lost on the surface when he has won the first set.

In his semi-final against Hubert Hurkacz the italian hit 60 winners to just 18 unforced errors and has won 151 of 158 service games on grass this year.

“Obviously i’m trying to be the best at everything - tactics, the mental side, physicalit­y, everything,” Berrettini said after his 6-3 6-0 6-7 (3-7) 6-4 semifinal win against Hurkacz.

While the seventh seed and first-time finalist battles his nerves, for djokovic the process of being in a Wimbledon final and a Grand Slam final is normal.

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