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By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Saturday July 10, 2021

 
Djokovic v Berrettini

Novak Djokovic and Matteo Berrettini are set to tussle for the Wimbledon final on Sunday - here's what's at stake.

Matteo Berrettini and Novak Djokovic are set to battle for the Wimbledon men’s singles title on Sunday. As both players seek to carve out a slice of history for themselves and their countries, we take you inside the numbers of the matchup to see what’s at stake.

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20 Novak Djokovic, for the first time in his career, will seek to draw even with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in Grand Slam titles won.


1969 Djokovic continues his quest for the calendar-year Grand Slam. If Djokovic defeats Berrettini on Sunday he will become the first male player to win the first three Grand Slams of the tennis season since the great Rod Laver in 1969. He is currently on a 20-match winning streak at Wimbledon and at the Grand Slam level.

2-0 Djokovic leads the head-to-head 2-0 over the Italian, with wins at the 2019 ATP Finals and the quarterfinals at Roland Garros in 2021.

0 Number of Italians that have won a Wimbledon singles title. Berrettini will seek to become the first.

1976 Berrettini hopes to become the first Italian man to win a major title since Adriano Panatta won Roland Garros in 1976.

101 Berrettini leads all players at Wimbledon with 101 aces. 59 percent of his first serves have not been returned.

6 Djokovic is seeking his sixth Wimbledon title, which would move him into fourth place on the all-time men’s singles title list at Wimbledon, behind Roger Federer (8), William Renshaw (7) and Pete Sampras (7).


3 Djokovic is bidding for a Wimbledon three-peat on Sunday and if he is successful he will become just the fourth man in the Open Era to have won Wimbledon three consecutive times, joining Roger Federer, Pete Sampras and Bjorn Borg.

95 Percentage of service games won by both Berrettini (95/100) and Djokovic (88/93) through six matches at Wimbledon.

34 At 34 years and 50 days, Djokovic is bidding to become the second oldest Wimbledon men’s singles champion in history, behind only Roger Federer, who won Wimbledon at 35 years and 242 days old in 2017.

8 Djokovic will attempt to win his 8th Grand Slam title since turning 30, which is more than any other ATP player. Rafael Nadal is second on the list with 6 major titles since turning 30.

19-10 Djokovic’s record in Grand Slam finals. The Serb is playing in his 30th major singles final, which is second to only Roger Federer’s 31 on the men’s side.

6 Percentage of serve-and-volley points played by Djokovic (32/500) at Wimbledon. Berrettini has not tried the tactic once in 567 service points.

11 Berrettini’s current winning streak on grass has hit 11. He won the Queen's title before Wimbledon.

8 If Berrettini wins the Wimbledon title he would become the 8th man to win the Queen’s title and the Wimbledon title in the same season, joining rJohn McEnroe (1981, 1984), Jimmy Connors (1982), Boris Becker (1985, 1988), Pete Sampras (1995, 1999), Lleyton Hewitt (2002), Rafael Nadal (2008) and Andy Murray (2013, 2016)..


 

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