Novak Djokovic gained his twenty third profession main on Sunday, and he mentioned he channeled his internal Kobe Bryant heading into the large match.
Djokovic on Sunday defeated Casper Ruud 7-6 (1), 6-3, 7-5 to win the French Open. The win was his twenty third in a significant, which provides him extra singles titles than any male participant in tennis historical past.
To have a good time the feat, Djokovic put on a custom-made jacket that had the quantity 23 stitched throughout the suitable breast. Because the jacket was made forward of time, Djokovic was requested if it was a sign that he knew he was going to win. Djokovic mentioned it was all a part of his “Mamba mentality.”