Djokovic had an emotional end to his US Open as he left his post-match press conference in tears after losing the final to Daniil Medvedev.
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Djokovic was trying to become the first man in over a half-century to win all four majors in the same year
The world No 1 was blitzed 6-1 in an astonishing first set by the 20-year-old American, who produced just a single unforced error as he served out to take the opener in just 29 minutes.
Murray, 34, blasted the Greek third seed for the “nonsense” and said he had lost respect for him after Tsitsipas disappeared off court for almost eight minutes at the start of the fifth set.
The German world number four defeated Andrey Rublev in straight sets on Sunday to win the Western and Southern Open, claiming his fourth title of the ATP season.
The 23-time Grand Slam champion pulled out along with sister Venus Williams and last year’s Australian Open winner Sofia Kenin. The former world No 1 has not played since retiring injured in her first round match at Wimbledon, where she slipped on the grass and hurt her leg.
After winning Wimbledon, the third major of the year, the 34-year-old lost in the bronze medal match to Pablo Carreno Busta at the Tokyo Olympics before pulling out of the mixed doubles citing a shoulder issue.
The 35-year-old Spanish left-hander, a 20-time Grand Slam champion, lost to 14th seed Harris 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 in only his second match on the Washington hard courts.
The world number one Serbian looked in complete control as he took the opening set with ease.
The world No. 1, chasing a calendar Golden Grand Slam, ended home interest in the tennis with a ruthless 6-2, 6-0 victory in only 70 minutes.
Djokovic defeated Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany 6-4, 6-3 in the men’s singles, while aiming to become the first man to win all four Grand Slam titles and Olympic gold in the same year.
This is because there lies ahead of the Serb possible matches against Andrey Rublev and Alexander Zverev.
Djokovic, 34, of Serbia, beat Berrettini, 25, of Italy, to clinch his 20th Grand Slam singles title. The win ties him with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, who have also won 20 Grand Slam singles events.
His third straight triumph at the All England Club also earned the Serbian a 20th Grand Slam title, equalling the men’s record haul held by Switzerland’s Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal of Spain.
Djokovic, chasing a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title, won 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 and will face Denis Shapovalov of Canada for a place in Sunday’s final.
The world number one produced a scintillating display against the South African in what was a repeat of the 2018 final at the All England Club.
Match one of this year’s championships after a hiatus in 2020 had much of the standard Wimbledon ingredients – rainfall, a plucky Brit and eventual heartache for the home crowd as Djokovic won 4-6 6-1 6-2 6-2.
The world number one triumphed 6-7 (6/8), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 over the Greek 22-year-old who was playing in his first Slam final.
The two warriors produced superhuman tennis as the 58th duel between them arguably rivalled anything they had conjured against each other since they first locked horns in 2006.
The world number one looked out of sorts before rallying, leading 6-7 (7-9) 6-7 (2-7) 6-1 6-0 4-0 when the Italian retired with an injury.