Serbian Tennis star Novak Djokovic continued his dominant run in Melbourne as the 35-year-old beat Stefanos Tsitsipas to lift the title at Australian Open 2023. Djokovic beat Tsitsipas in three sets of 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-5) in 2 hours 56 minutes to bring up his record 10th AO title. The Serbian did not flinch even once in his quest to the ultimate glory and looked determined throughout the three hours.
Although Tsitsipas put on a late fight, Djokovic did not look troubled at all and eventually clinched the match in three sets. It was a perfect redemption for the 35-year-old. Djokovic was deported last year over his vaccination status and after getting a chance to compete this year, the Serbian star ensured he makes the most of it. The win meant a lot for Djokovic as it seemed from his celebration.
While the 35-year-old blew a kiss towards heaven after the win, Djokovic looked pretty emotional after that. The Serbian climbed into the stands to celebrate with his coach and family. It was then the floodgates of tears opened up for the Serbian. Djokovic was seen crying inconsolably while people around him celebrated aggressively.
Even after returning to the court, Djokovic had his face buried in the towel and was seen sobbing.
With this win, Djokovic now has 22 Grand Slams to his name. He equalled Rafael Nadal’s record for the most number of Grand Slams won by a Men Tennis player.