Novak Djokovic wins the French Open men’s singles, securing his 23rd Grand Slam title

Novak Djokovic secured his 23rd Grand Slam title with a win at the French Open men’s singles.

The big achievement: Djokovic now holds the men’s record for Grand Slam singles championships, surpassing Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.
* The 36-year-old from Serbia has won 10 titles at the Australian Open, seven at Wimbledon, three at the U.S. Open, and now three at the French Open.

Calendar-year Grand Slam pursuit: Djokovic is halfway to a calendar-year Grand Slam, a feat no man has achieved since Rod Laver in 1969.
* He came close in 2021, winning the Australian Open, French Open, and Wimbledon, before losing in the U.S. Open finals.

By the numbers: Djokovic’s French Open win also allows him to equal Serena Williams for the most Grand Slam titles in the Open era, at 23.
* Djokovic will return to No. 1 in the ATP rankings on Monday, replacing Carlos Alcaraz.

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