The 34-yr-previous Serb had proven all his battling qualities and psychological power to come back from a set down and beat Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 for a document equalling twentieth Grand Slam and sixth Wimbledon crown on Sunday.
He joins nice rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 majors.
It additionally stored him on the right track to turn out to be solely the third man to finish the calendar Slam after Don Budge (1938) and Rod Laver (1962 and 1969).
“I could definitely envisage that happening and I hope I will give it a shot,” mentioned Djokovic after receiving the trophy.
“I’m in great form and played well and having my best form at Grand Slams is my number one priority.”
Djokovic paid a good-looking tribute to Federer — who went out within the qurter-finals — and Nadal, who didn’t play so he might delay his profession.
“It means none of us three will stop!” he joked about all three being tied on 20.
“I have to make a great tribute to Rafa and Roger, they are legends of our sport and the two most important players I ever faced in my career.
“They are the explanation why I’m the place I’m right now.
“They showed me what I needed to do to get stronger, physically, tactically and mentally.
“Over the final 10 years it has been an unbelievable journey that is not stopping right here.”
Djokovic seems like the unstoppable one of the three with Federer having had two knee operations and Nadal also showing signs of wear and tear.
Whether Berrettini can pose further problems down the line only time will tell but he certainly caused a few for Djokovic on Sunday.
The amiable Italian — the first player from his country to reach a Wimbledon singles final — made a good fist of becoming Italy’s first male Slam winner since Adriano Panatta at the 1976 French Open.
He clearly had the majority of the 15,000 capacity crowd on his side which at times appeared to irk Djokovic.
The Serb, though, embraced Berrettini warmly at the net and then paid him many compliments labelling him the ‘Italian Hammer’ for the strength of his serve.
“It was greater than a battle. First of all big congratulations to Matteo for his staff on an amazing event and a troublesome match right now.
“It’s not the best feeling losing in the final but there’s a great career ahead of you and as he says, it’s just the beginning.”
Djokovic mentioned he might have been holding the trophy for the sixth time however he’s at all times taken again to when he was dreaming he had gained Wimbledon.
“As a seven-year-old I was constructing a trophy with improvised materials that I could find in my room so to come here and for this, it is amazing,” he mentioned.
“Winning Wimbledon was always the big dream of mine when I was a kid and I have to remind myself how special this is and to not take this for granted,” mentioned Djokovic.
“It’s a huge honour and a privilege.”
Berrettini gained many new followers throughout the fortnight and his graciousness shone by once more after the loss.
“Novak is a great champion he is writing history on this court,” he mentioned.
“It is not the end it is the beginning for me.”