Djokovic eats grass to celebrate fourth Wimbledon

Djokovic eats grass to celebrate fourth Wimbledon

Serbia's Novak Djokovic eats grass from the court as he celebrates after winning the men's singles final against South Africa's Kevin Anderson. (REUTERS/Tony O'Brien)

London: Novak Djokovic celebrated his fourth Wimbledon title -- by munching on the Centre Court grass today.

Djokovic defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) to add the 2018 title to his wins in 2011, 2014 and 2015.

He also took his Grand Slam total to 13 after a year which had seen him struggle with form and confidence, sending his world ranking to its lowest in over a decade.

"The grass tasted really well. I had a double portion this year to treat myself," said the 31-year-old.

The sight of Djokovic snacking on the Centre Court grass has become a Wimbledon tradition since the Serb first did it after beating Rafael Nadal in 2011 final.

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