Novak Djokovic Wins French Open 2016

Serbian professional tennis player, Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray to win his maiden French Open title. This victory for the world no. 1 Djokovic means he has finally completed his career Grand Slam and adds another title to the 11 already collected Grand Slam trophies.

Novak Djokovic, who is currently ranked world No.1 in men’s singles tennis by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). He is generally considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Djokovic has won 12 Grand Slam singles titles, a total which is ranked fourth in history (tied with Roy Emerson), and has held the No. 1 spot in the ATP rankings for a total of 200 weeks. By winning three Grand Slam titles in 2011. 

The French Open, usually referred to as Roland Garros  is a major tennis tournament held over two weeks between late May and early June at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France. Named after the French aviator Roland Garros, it is the premier clay-court tennis (Clay courts are made of crushed shale, stone, or brick) championship event in the world and the second of four annual Grand Slam tournaments, the other three being the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. Roland Garros is the only Grand Slam event held on clay and ends the clay-court season.

The results of the finals:
Event                        Champion                                            Runner-up
1. Men’s Singles           –  Novak Djokovic                               Andy Murray
2. Women’s Singles      – Garbine Muguruza                            Serena Williams
3. Men’s Doubles          – Feliciano Lopez Marc López            Bob Bryan Mike Bryan
4. Women’s Doubles    – Caroline Garcia Kristina Mladenovic  Ekaterina Makarova Elena Vesnina

So let’s do:
1. Name the Star tennis player, who has won the French Open title 2016 ?
2. Novak Djokovic is a Tennis player of which country ?

Source – The Hindu


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