Novak Djokovic (1st) and Matteo Berrettini (9th) they will define, this Sunday, the Wimbledon grand final. While the Serbian will seek his 20th Grand Slam trophy and equal the record of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the Italian will make his debut there.
The first match between the two was played in 2019, for the Round robin of the ATP Finals. There Djokovic and Berretini opened the group Bjorn Borg but the Serbian did not give the Italian a chance. The current world number one beat him with a resounding 6-2 and 6-1.
Despite the good debut, the Serbian did not pass the group stage as he would later fall to Dominic Thiem and Roger Federer. The Italian obtained the same results and finished last in his zone.
The other confrontation they had was during 2021, at Roland Garros. In the Parisian tournament Djokovic triumphed again, this time in the quarterfinals, against the Italian. The final score was 6-2, 6-3, 6-7 (5) and 7-5 for the Serbian.
The third duel between the two will be next Sunday in the Wimbledon final, where Berrettini will seek to break the Serbian’s streak of 20 consecutive wins in Grand Slam tournaments. For its part, Djokovic He will go for his 20th Grand Slam tournament and equal the record of Federer and Nadal.