The 34-year-old Serb becomes first man in 52 years to win all four Majors twice
Paris: Novak Djokovic claimed a 19th Grand Slam title and became the first man in 52 years to win all four Majors twice when he came from two sets down to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas in a gripping French Open final on Sunday.
The world number one triumphed 6-7 (6/8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 over the Greek 22-year-old who was playing in his first Slam final.
Djokovic is now just one Major away from equalling the all-time record of 20, jointly held by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
It was a second French Open crown for Djokovic after his 2016 victory and adds to his nine Australian Opens, five Wimbledon titles and three at the US Open.
The 34-year-old Serb is the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to win all four Slams on multiple occasions and just the third in history.
He is also the first man ever to win a Slam title by twice coming back from two sets down in same the Tournament.
Djokovic now has 84 career titles in total while Sunday’s win pushed him to the brink of $150 million in prize money.