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Novak Djokovic Creates History, Completes Career Slam at French Open

Sports | News18.com | June 5, 2016, 10:50 pm
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Novak Djokovic joins Don Budge in 1938 and Rod Laver, in 1962 and 1969, as the only players to simultaneously possess the French Open, Australian Open, US Open and Wimbledon trophies.

Novak Djokovic joins Don Budge in 1938 and Rod Laver, in 1962 and 1969, as the only players to simultaneously possess the French Open, Australian Open, US Open and Wimbledon trophies.

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Novak Djokovic celebrates the trophy after winning his maiden French Open title. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic celebrates the trophy after winning his maiden French Open title. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Andy Murray lifts the runners up trophy following the Men's Singles final match. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Andy Murray lifts the runners up trophy following the Men's Singles final match. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Djokovic celebrates with ball girls after winning the men's final match against Murray. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Djokovic celebrates with ball girls after winning the men's final match against Murray. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Murray suffered an eighth major final defeat in 10 appearances, five of which have been inflicted by Djokovic. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Murray suffered an eighth major final defeat in 10 appearances, five of which have been inflicted by Djokovic. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Djokovic challenges Umpires call during the game. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Djokovic challenges Umpires call during the game. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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William Murray (Father), Kim Sears (wife), Mark Bender (Physio), Matt Little (Coach) and Jamie Delgado (Coach) applaud Andy Murray during the match. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

William Murray (Father), Kim Sears (wife), Mark Bender (Physio), Matt Little (Coach) and Jamie Delgado (Coach) applaud Andy Murray during the match. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Murray, the world number two and the first British man in the final in Paris since Bunny Austin in 1937, remains with two Grand Slam titles as he failed to become the first winner of the French Open since Fred Perry 81 years ago. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Murray, the world number two and the first British man in the final in Paris since Bunny Austin in 1937, remains with two Grand Slam titles as he failed to become the first winner of the French Open since Fred Perry 81 years ago. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Djokovic, 29, also put himself halfway to the calendar Grand Slam, last achieved by Laver 47 years ago. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Djokovic, 29, also put himself halfway to the calendar Grand Slam, last achieved by Laver 47 years ago. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

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Jelena Djokovic cheers on her husband during the match. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

Jelena Djokovic cheers on her husband during the match. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)