US Open: 3 big records that Novak Djokovic can achieve in the US Open men’s singles

US Open: 3 big records that Novak Djokovic can achieve in the US Open men’s singles- One of the biggest names in the world of tennis and in fact the World No.1, Novak Djokovic, is all set to achieve multiple records at the upcoming US Open. Djokovic will be looking to achieve big in the upcoming Grand Slam event. He has already won the Australian Open, French Open, and Wimbledon. Now, he will be eyeing to win the year’s fourth grand slam and create history. He has also leveled up with the likes of legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Can he overtake them to become the Greatest of all Time? Follow us at insidesport.co to find out:

US Open: 3 big records that Novak Djokovic can achieve in the US Open men’s singles

Calendar Grand Slam

Djokovic can become the first player in the 21st century to achieve the calendar grand slam.

As many as 5 players have won calendar grand slams.

Steffi Graf- 1988,

Margaret Court– 1970,

Rod Laver– 1962 & 1969,

Maureen Connolly-1953,

Don Budge– 1937

As mentioned, no player has won the calendar grand slam in the 21st century.

Most Grand Slams

Novak Djokovic can overtake Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal to win most grand slams in men’s singles. The three big players in men’s tennis have won 20 Grand Slams each.

Novak Djokovic (Serbia)

Australian Open: 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021

French Open: 2016, 2021

Wimbledon: 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021

US Open: 2011, 2015, 2018

Rafael Nadal (Spain)

Australian Open: 2009

French Open:  2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Wimbledon: 2008, 2010

US Open: 2010, 2013, 2017, 2019

Roger Federer (Switzerland)

Australian Open: 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 2018

French Open: 2009

Wimbledon: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017

US Open: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Djokovic can create history at US Open

The 34-year-old can go to win his 4th title at the US Open, only second-highest after Roger Federer, Pete Sampras, and Jimmy Connors in Open Era. He will equal John McEnroe who has won the year’s fourth grand slam on four occasions.

MOST SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIPS- MEN

Open Era
T1. Roger Federer 5 2004-08
T1. Pete Sampras 5 1990, ‘93, ‘95-96, 2002
T1. Jimmy Connors 5 1974, ‘76, ‘78, ‘82-83
4. John McEnroe 4 1979-81, ’84

 

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