Novak Djokovic wins the Australian Open for the tenth time, his twenty-second Grand Slam title

Serbian Novak Djokovic, January 29, 2023, in the Australian Open final.

The race for records continues. Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic won his tenth Australian Open on Sunday January 29 – a record, far ahead of the six titles of Swiss Roger Federer. He joins the Spaniard Rafael Nadal with twenty-two Grand Slam titles won – a record, too, now moving two lengths away from Roger Federer, who announced his retirement in September.

Novak Djokovic beat the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (6-3, 7-6, 7-6) in the final, who hoped to register a first line in the table of Grand Slam tournaments – his previous final, at Roland-Garros in 2021, had been lost, already against Novak Djokovic.

Expelled from Australia last year before the start of the tournament because not vaccinated against Covid-19 and having lied on his entry documents into Australian territory, Novak Djokovic could only see, powerless, the return in force of Rafael Nadal who had taken a step ahead in the race for Grand Slam titles with a 21e major coronation (then 20 for Djokovic and Federer). A few months later, the Spaniard pushed his advantage at Roland-Garros. Winner then at Wimbledon but banned from entering the United States for the US Open for lack of being vaccinated against Covid-19, the Serb therefore intended to join Nadal on Sunday.

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