World No 1 Novak Djokovic continued his dominant run down under to win an unprecedented ninth Australian Open title and extend his record-breaking reign.
Djokovic overpowered the fourth seed Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 to end the Russian’s unbeaten run at 20 matches on Sunday.
The No 1-seeded Djokovic has now won the trophy three years in a row at Melbourne Park. He also has the second-highest number of titles among men at a single Grand Slam event, moving him past Federer’s eight at Wimbledon and behind only Nadal, who has won 13 at Roland Garros.
The Twitterati’s congratulated Djokovic on his win. Rod Laver, an Australian former tennis player tweeted, “Brilliant work on another Australian title @DjokerNole, under so much pressure in such difficult times.” While, Craig Tiley, CEO of Tennis Australia, congratulated Djokovic on another incredible victory. He not only commended Djokovic but also wished the other finalist, Daniil Medvedev, a successful year.