Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses with the trophy after winning the French Open at Roland Garros, Paris, France on June 11 2023.
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Novak Djokovic claimed a record-breaking 23rd men's singles Grand Slam title when he beat Norway's Casper Ruud 7-6(1) 6-3 7-5 in the French Open final on Sunday.

The Serbian is now the only male player to have won each of the four Grand Slams - Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open - at least three times.

Fourth seed Ruud, playing in his third major final after Roland Garros and the US Open, got off to the better start with an early break.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Norway's Casper Ruud pose with their trophies after their final match at Roland Garros, Paris, France on June 11 2023.
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Djokovic, however, rallied back to win the tiebreak, then cruised through the second set and tightened his grip when it mattered in the third.

The 36-year-old third seed sealed an emphatic win when Ruud sent a forehand wide on the second match point.