The Duchess of Cambridge handed over Novak Djokovic fourth in a row Wimbledon title after the defeat of the agn Nick Kyrgios in four sets.

The 35-year-old Serbian dropped the first set before coming back to claim his seventh SW19 title with a 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-6 (7-3) victory.

Djokovic remained calm and relentless throughout the final, while Kyrgios alternated between determined and heated arguments with his own box as the trophy slowly slipped from his grasp.

The top seed committed only 17 unforced errors in more than three hours of tennis.

He received the trophy on court from the Duchess of Cambridge to the applause of a packed Center Court.

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince George also watched from the royal box as Djokovic claimed his 21st Grand Slam title.

The Duchess of Cambridge presents Novak Djokovic with the winner’s trophy after his victory over Nick Kyrgios in the men’s singles final

Djokovic raises his arms to applause and cheers from the crowd on Center Court moments after winning

Djokovic raises his arms to applause and cheers from the crowd on Center Court moments after winning

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watched the final from the Royal Box in Center Court with their son Prince George

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watched the final from the Royal Box in Center Court with their son Prince George

As the match slipped away from him, Kyrgios became increasingly annoyed with members of the crowd and his own box

As the match slipped away from him, Kyrgios became increasingly annoyed with members of the crowd and his own box

The Duchess of Cambridge presents the Australian unseeded runner-up trophy on Center Court

The Duchess of Cambridge presents the Australian unseeded runner-up trophy on Center Court

Djokovic and Kyrgios joked together before posing for pictures with their respective trophies

Djokovic and Kyrgios joked together before posing for pictures with their respective trophies

The eight-year-old boy of the royal family hid his face, laughed and frowned as he watched what was happening on the field.

In his career, he won 21 major titles – one more than Roger Federer and one less than Rafael Nadal.

In a complimentary post-match interview, Kyrgios admitted Djokovic was “a bit of God” before the Serb said the pair were now “having a blast”.

It wasn’t easy for Djokovic, who got off to a slow start and lost the first set to the buoyant and seemingly fearless Australian.

Kyrgios hit seven aces and dropped just five points on his own serve to get off to a perfect start.

But when the first set flashed by in just 30 minutes, Djokovic gradually began to dominate and in the fourth game of the second set he broke on Kyrgios’ serve.

He then saved three break points to level at one apiece.

As unforced errors began to creep into his game, Kyrgios became increasingly frustrated.

He was particularly incensed by one fan on Center Court who he claimed was putting him down.

“She’s distracting me when I’m down in the Wimbledon final,” he complained to the referee about the spectator.

The Duchess of Cambridge, 40, wore a £1,335 navy polka dot dress by Alessandra Rich for her third appearance at the tournament this week.

The Duchess of Cambridge, 40, wore a £1,335 navy polka dot dress by Alessandra Rich for her third appearance at the tournament this week.

The Duchess of Cambridge was all smiles as she led the presentations after the exciting finale

The Duchess of Cambridge was all smiles as she led the presentations after the exciting finale

Kyrgios was graceful in defeat, despite spending much of the latter berating members of his box

Kyrgios was graceful in defeat, despite spending much of the latter berating members of his box

Kate was pictured with the Wimbledon trophy this afternoon as she was on hand to present the finalists with their respective awards

Kate was pictured with the Wimbledon trophy this afternoon as she was on hand to present the finalists with their respective awards

Djokovic weaves through Wimbledon crowd to celebrate four-set win with family

Djokovic weaves through Wimbledon crowd to celebrate four-set win with family

Djokovic celebrates with his wife Jelena Djokovic, his father Srdan Djokovic and his mother Diana Djokovic in the stands

Djokovic celebrates with his wife Jelena Djokovic, his father Srdan Djokovic and his mother Diana Djokovic in the stands

The Serb simulated an airplane on the field as he celebrated with his family and other members of his lodge

The Serb simulated an airplane on the field as he celebrated with his family and other members of his lodge

Djokovic praised Kyrgios after the match, saying that he

Djokovic praised Kyrgios after the match, saying he would “be back” in another Grand Slam final in the future

“There’s no better reason, you didn’t believe me, and then she did it again. It almost cost me the game.

“Why is she still here?” She’s crazy drunk and talking to me in the middle of the game. What is acceptable?”

After the umpire replied: “Nothing is acceptable”, Kyrgios said: “Okay, send her off. I know exactly what it is. The one in the dress that looks like she’s had about 700 drinks bro.’

20 minutes earlier, Kyrgios had started a heated argument with his team in his penalty box after losing the second set.

At 4-4 in the third game, the Australian continued to abuse his box and handed a break on serve to Djokovic before losing the set.

In the fourth set, Kyrgios seemed to regain his composure and the momentum swung back and forth before heading to a tiebreak.

The unseeded Australian then double-faulted in the first point of the breaker and Djokovic wrapped up the match easily.

The Serb threw his arms up to cheers before making his way through the crowd to celebrate with his family.

In his post-match interview, he addressed Kyrgios and told him he would “be back” in a major tournament final in the future.

He said: “It’s hard to find words of comfort at a time like this, but you’ve shown why you’re one of the best players in the world.

‘I wish you all the best. I have a lot of respect for you and you are a phenomenal talent.

“I never thought I would say so many nice things about you. Okay, it’s official, it’s a bromance.”

Kyrgios began protesting with members of the crowd and his box after losing the second set

Kyrgios began protesting with members of the crowd and his box after losing the second set

Kyrgios gestures between games during the Wimbledon men's tennis final

Kyrgios gestures between games during the Wimbledon men’s tennis final

After taking the first set against Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon, Kyrgios lost the second set before letting his anger get the better of him in the third

After taking the first set against Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon, Kyrgios lost the second set before letting his anger get the better of him in the third

But the Australian heaped praise on Djokovic after the four-set defeat, hailing him as

But the Australian praised Djokovic after the four-set defeat, hailing him as a ‘god’

Kyrgios wore a red Jordan cap in breach of Wimbledon's dress code as he received his runner-up award from the Duchess of Cambridge

Kyrgios wore a red Jordan cap in breach of Wimbledon’s dress code as he received his runner-up award from the Duchess of Cambridge

And giving his own interview to retiring Sue Barker, Kyrgios said:He is a bit of a god. Not gonna lie, I thought I played well.

“First of all, I want to congratulate Novak and your team. Of course you’ve won that championship, I don’t even know how many times.

“Then, obviously, for all the canopies, judges. You and I have a very difficult relationship at times, but I thought I would appreciate your putting up with them.

“Then the crowd. It’s been a wonderful couple of weeks for me personally.”

Asked if playing in his first Grand Slam final left him wanting more, Kyrgios drew laughter from the crowd when he replied: “Not at all.” I’m so tired to be honest.

“You know, me, my team, I think we’re all exhausted. We played so much tennis. After that, I definitely need a well-deserved rest.”

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