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Damien Dumusois, the first French referee to succeed in the Grand Slam

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MEET – The first French to have refereed the four major finals tells of his experience.

New York, September 12. The tennis world has its eyes on Novak Djokovic, who, if successful, would join in legend Rod Laver, the last player to win the four Grand Slam tournaments in the same year, in 1969. Exhausted by the rise of the stairs, the Serbian bows against Russian Daniil Medvedev. In the shadow of the event, referee Damien Dumusois lives an intense moment by registering as the first Frenchman to have refereed the four Grand Slam finals. And, so as not to have to decide between the three legends of the game, he who has led eight major finals (Roland-Garros 2012, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2020, the Australian Open 2020, Wimbledon 2017 and the US Open 2021) has accompanied at least one title of the fantastic three, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

«Nowadays, every Grand Slam final has an impact, it’s the record of one or the other, every victory has something historic. If no one sees me, so much the better, it’s because it happened

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