Ninth Australian Open of his career
Medvedev scraps in the final
Rs 15.70 crore to the winner
No sensation .. World number one Novak Djokovic’s love affair with the Australian Open continues. It has become a tradition to be the winner every time you come to the final here. The result was a record ninth title on his account. Federer is also challenging Nadal (20) to increase the overall number of Grand Slams to 18. Russian star Medvedev, who threatened Nadal in the US Open final last year, was disappointed this time around and the war ended one way.
Roger, Rafale are the inspirations for me. I think I can play as long as they are both in the ring.
Break for a while
In the second set of the final match, Joko interrupted play for a while to take a 2-1 lead. At that moment two women were seen repeatedly shouting ‘Release the refugees’. It is also written on the back of a woman’s t-shirt that ‘an end must be put to the systematic race’. Security personnel forcibly removed them and allowed the match to continue.
Novak surpasses Federer to win most (12) Grand Slams on hard court
Joko is the only player to have won the Australian Open nine times
He became the only player to win three Australian Open titles after the age of 30. Djokovic wins sixth Grand Slam overall and equals Nadal
Djokovic won hat-trick titles at the Australian Open between 2011-13 and 2019-21.
Melbourne: The men’s singles final of the Australian Open also ended as expected. World number one Novak Djokovic retains his title as defending champion. This is the ninth title for 33 – year – old Joko, who scored a second hat – trick at the Rod Laver Arena. The Serbian giant thrashed Russia’s Daniel Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 in a one – sided final on Sunday. This marked the break of his 20-match winning streak. The fight lasted for 53 minutes, with Joko hitting three aces and 20 winners. Medvedev’s fight was limited to the first set.
With this victory, the number of Joko Gram Dslams increased to 18. In men’s tennis, Federer and Nadal have won 20 Grand Slams and are joint top. When it comes to the Australian Open .. Djokovic won in 2008, 2011, 2012, 20 13, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021. He also won the French Open once, the US Open three times and Wimbledon five times.
Competition in the first set:
Russia’s number one Medvedev’s second Grand Slam final. However, despite losing in the final of the 2019 US Open, Nadal showed the dots in a five-hour fight. All thought that this time too Joko’s victory might not be so easy. But he did not appear to be dangerous at any stage. Joko, who broke the opponent’s serve seven times, was thrilled with the amazing rallies and the net game. Medvedev’s beginning was not right. He lost three games in a row in the first set. The match then looked interesting as Punjukuni came into the match 3-3. He tied the same fight 5-5. But it was here that Joko Punjukuni tied the Russian star.
Defending his serve, he broke the opponent’s serve and won the set 7-5. In the second set, Joko broke his serve three times and easily won the set 6-2. In the decisive third set, the Serbian star increased the pressure to 3-0 with sharp backhand shots. At this point, Atu Joko was also stunned by Medvedev’s first point near the net with a long rally. But with a champion-like performance, Joko then ended the match with no chance and won.