Novak Djokovic sinks Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim his 10th Australian Open title

  • Serb prevails 6-3, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5) to equal Nadal’s 22 grand slams
  • Djokovic hails comeback title as ‘the biggest victory in my life’

There are few things in the history of professional sport as painful as facing Novak Djokovic at prime time on Rod Laver Arena.

Inside the stadium he has made his own, Djokovic suffocates all challengers on return yet simultaneously serves them off the court. He smothers foes with his baseline aggression yet his defence makes the court feel so narrow. Over the past 15 years, no rival has been spared.

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