The year after his first run of Grand Slam appearances, Djokovic continued to make his hard-to-spell name recognizable when he took home his first ATP title at the 32-man Dutch Open. He never lost a set during his run to the trophy, although his final with Nicolas Massu was hard-fought, ending in a 7–6 (7–5), 6–4 decision. Having just turned 19 a couple months earlier, the win was another sign of Novak’s potential on the pro circuit.
We count down the most important moments in the tennis career of this month’s Men’s Fitness cover guy.
2006 Dutch Open Win
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