Add and keep … accumulating feats and records. Novak Djokovic, world No. 1 and owner of 20 Grand Slam, suffered a bit against the local Jenson Brooksby (99th) and that triumph allowed him to reach the top mark as the only man to reach at least 79 victories in each of the four Major in singles.
With his success in four sets, Djokovic jumped to the podium of players with the most victories at the US Open, with 79. Thus, the Serbian equaled the American Andre Aggasi, while the Swiss Roger Federer accumulated 89 and the American Jimmy Connors is the most. winner in New York, with 98 individual victories.
In addition to that podium, the record that stands out is that of having great consistency on all surfaces, being now the only one with at least 79 wins in each Grand Slam. And he shows enormous parity in his successes, compared to his other colleagues, current and retired from tennis.
In fact, Djokovic now has 79 successes at the US Open and Wimbledon, 81 at Roland Garros and his best record is 82 at the Australian Open, the Major that contributed the most titles to his record, with nine, with the plus having won the nine finals that he played in Melbourne.
The Serbian is not exactly the one with the most victories in any of the four Major and that is why his regularity among all of them stands out. In Australia only Federer surpasses him, with 102 and at Roland Garros he appears as the escort of the Spanish Rafael Nadal, who has 105 with 13 titles.
At Wimbledon the most victorious is Federer, with 105, and Connors continues with 84 and then there is the aforementioned case of the US Open. For this reason, the adaptation of Djokovic in all the big tournaments is what stands out the most in this new record reached in 2021.