Australian Open day 14: Novak Djokovic wins 10th Melbourne title
Novak Djokovic made history again at the Australian Open by winning his 10th title.
The Serbian defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3 7-6 (4) 7-6 (5) in the final to join Rafael Nadal at the top of the men’s standings on 22 grand slam titles.
He also overtakes Carlos Alcaraz to regain the world number one ranking.
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Congratulations on a 10th Australian Open title Novak Djokovic, 35 and at the peak of your powers. You’ve been as relentless as I’ve seen you these past two weeks. It was a privilege to watch such a superb final against your young rival Stefanos Tsitsipas. Bravo to you both! 🚀
— Rod Laver (@rodlaver) January 29, 2023
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Czech duo Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova made it four grand slam titles from the last five tournaments in women’s doubles. They have not lost a slam match since the US Open in 2021.
Roll of honour
Men’s singles: Novak Djokovic (Serbia)
Women’s singles: Aryna Sabalenka
Men’s doubles: Rinky Hijikata and Jason Kubler (Australia)
Women’s doubles: Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova (Czech Republic)
Mixed doubles: Luisa Stefani and Rafael Matos (Brazil)
Boys’ singles: Alexander Blockx (Belgium)
Girls’ singles: Alina Korneeva
Boys’ doubles: Learner Tien and Cooper Williams (USA)
Girls’ doubles: Renata Jamrichova (Slovakia) and Federica Urgesi (Italy)
Men’s wheelchair singles: Alfie Hewett (Great Britain)
Women’s wheelchair singles: Diede De Groot (Netherlands)
Men’s wheelchair doubles: Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid (Great Britain)
Women’s wheelchair doubles: Diede De Groot and Aniek Van Koot (Netherlands)
Quad wheelchair singles: Sam Schroder (Netherlands)
Quad wheelchair doubles: Sam Schroder and Niels Vink (Netherlands)