NEW YORK (AP), Novak Djokovic lost to Daniil Medvedev in final of the US Open as he tried for the first Grand Slam in calendar year men’s tennis in 1969.
Medvedev’s win Sunday at 6-4,6-4,6-4 was his first major title and kept Djokovic away from the 21st record in his career.
Djokovic was 27-0 in all four major tournaments for the sport in 2021.
These included a win against Medvedev in the Australian Open final, February. Also, titles at Wimbledon in July and June.
Rod Laver, in 1969, was the last man to win Slams.
In 1988, Steffi Graf was the last woman to be a woman.