Novak Djokovic of Serbia won the Cincinnati Open title by defeating the great tennis player and World No. 2 Roger Federer. Djokovic won the Cincinnati Open tournament trophy for the very first time by defeating Federer 6-4, 6-4 in the final. With this win he became the first player to complete his ‘Career Golden Masters.’
Djokovic defeated Federer and with this victory he also wins the Western & Southern Open championship for the first time. Federer is a seven-time Cincinnati masters champion and lost the final for the first time.
This victory for Djokovic is also important because he had lost 5 times in this tournament’s final. Three times, Federer had defeated him in this tournament of Cincinnati. But this time, Djokovic completed his last job.
His record in the Grand Slam final against Federer is 3-1, and in the overall championship matches 12-6, including the Wimbledon 2015 and the US Open.
Jokovic has expressed happiness by tweeting after winning the title, “The dream has come true.”
Career Golden Masters for Djokovic in Cincinnati Masters Final
Djokovic became the first player to win all nine ATP Masters 1000 titles since 1990. With this win he completed his ‘Career Golden Masters.’
After winning the Cincinnati Open title the World No. 10 said that “It’s a very special moment. It’s the first time I get to stand with a winning trophy in Cincinnati.”
Federer also congratulated Djokovic after achieving this milestone. He said “Congratulations to Novak for your amazing effort not just this week, but throughout your whole career, it is an amazing achievement. It’s been a great week, tough on the players but we had a fun time.”