‘Flawless Technician’ Novak Djokovic (Serbia) changed world tennis history once again.
Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas (Greece) 3-0 in the final of the Australian Open on the 29th (Korean time) and reached the top of the tournament for the 10th time, and ‘rival’ Rafael Nadal (Spain) won the most Grand Slam titles (22 times). ) record and tied.
This historic achievement moved even Djokovic, who won numerous trophies, to tears, and congratulations erupted from fans holding Serbian flags in Melbourne Park.
“This tournament is one of the most challenging tournaments of my life,” Djokovic said after the match. “I didn’t play last year and I came back this year and I want to thank everyone who welcomed me. I played the best tennis on this court in front of the legendary Rod Laver. There is a reason,” he said.
Djokovic shared the joy of winning with his team after the match: 토토사이트
“It’s been a long road. I know what my team and family have been through in the last four or five weeks and this is probably the biggest victory of my life.”
Meanwhile, as a result of this tournament, Djokovic has once again risen to No. 1 in the world, surpassing Carlos Alcaras (Spain) in the ATP rankings announced on the 30th. Nadal, who was eliminated in the second round, fell to 6th place.
In addition, Djokovic added one Grand Slam trophy, widening the gap between Big Three rivals Nadal and retired Roger Federer (Switzerland) for the big title to 66. Djokovic wins a big title every 3.2 games and Nadal wins a big title every 3.5 games. Federer won a big title every 4.4 games.
The GOAT race between Djokovic and Nadal, which tied for the most Grand Slam titles, continues. The next Grand Slam is the French Open, Nadal’s main stage.