Now Halfway to a Grand Slam, Novak Djokovic Wins the French Open

Djokovic rallied to win three straight sets and defeat Stefanos Tsitsipas. It was his 19th major men’s singles title overall and his second this year.

PARIS — Novak Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece to win the French Open on Sunday, coming back from two sets down for his second stunning triumph in less than 48 hours.

The 6-7 (6), 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 victory lasted more than four hours and capped a stirring tournament for Djokovic, who beat Rafael Nadal, a 13-time French Open champion, in a thrilling semifinal Friday night.

“I played a lot of tennis in the past 48 hours against two great champions,” Djokovic said at the end.

It

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