While Novak Djokovic and Matteo Berrettini battled it out on Centre Court in the Wimbledon final on Sunday, the match trended on Twitter.
Djokovic rallied after losing the first set to overcome seventh-seeded Italian Berrettini 6-7(4), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 and capture a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title.
Below are some of the tweets from prominent members of the tennis community and sports stars who were engrossed in the match, led by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
Congrats Novak on your 20th major. I'm proud to have the opportunity to play in a special era of tennis champions. Wonderful performance, well done!— Roger Federer (@rogerfederer) July 11, 2021
Congrats @DjokerNole on this amazing achievement. 20 Grand Slam titles is huge and it is amazing that we are 3 players tied on this. Well done and, again, congrats to you and your team for this!@Wimbledon— Rafa Nadal (@RafaelNadal) July 11, 2021
Congratulations Novak. Amazing achievement, you are on your way to a Grand Slam. Matteo, you played a fantastic tournament and I have no doubt your time will come. https://t.co/bRY6J8B9Lx— Rod Laver (@rodlaver) July 11, 2021
Welcome to a 20 20 20 world @DjokerNole— Patrick McEnroe (@PatrickMcEnroe) July 11, 2021
Unreal @DjokerNole!!!— Monica Puig (@MonicaAce93) July 11, 2021
Great win @DjokerNole! Many congratulations on winning the @Wimbledon & your 20th Grand Slam title.— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 11, 2021
Despite a challenging start and taking time to find your groove, you fought on and took your game to the next level.
Absolute champion mentality to win this one.#Wimbledon pic.twitter.com/8r9ypa5zXX
Novak is the most complete player of all times. That enables him to find the solution to most of the problems on court and this, on every surface. It explains why he is now in the best position to become the GOAT.— Patrick Mouratoglou (@pmouratoglou) July 11, 2021
???? For the last time before stepping down as President, The Duke then presented the winner’s trophy to Novak Djokovic, who has won his sixth Wimbledon title.— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) July 11, 2021
Congratulations to both Novak and Matteo on a fantastic match! pic.twitter.com/T1ltDuSivZ