AUS Open Last: Novak Djokovic thumps Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 to win 18th Grand Slam title, Sports activities Information
World primary Novak Djokovic on Sunday scripted historical past as he gained the record-extending ninth Australian Open title after defeating Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 at Melbourne Park. Djokovic, with the Australian Open 2021 win, has now been victorious in 18 Grand Slam occasions – simply two behind the long-lasting duo of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.
Djokovic began the summit conflict with an ace earlier than successful the primary set of the Australian Open last 7-5 in opposition to Medvedev.
Djokovic appeared sport from the phrase go however Medvedev made life robust for the Serb as he served effectively whereas attempting to disrupt Djokovic’s game-plan with some terrific motion. Nevertheless, it was Djokovic’s class that prevailed as he turned the warmth from the second set onwards.
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After successful the primary set 7-5, Djokovic upped the ante to bag the second set 6-2 as Medvedev appeared like he was dropping his depth. Djokovic was relentless along with his providers and used each side of the courtroom to tire out the Russian. Whereas Medvedev tried to get again into the match, Djokovic saved on choosing factors along with his thumping providers.
Within the third set, Medvedev was utterly dominated by Djokovic because the Serb sensed that the Russian was dropping his tempo. Djokovic did not break a sweat within the last set to win his ninth Australian Open title.
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With the win, Djokovic has now gained the Australian Open 9 groups with the Serb lifting the coveted title in 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Djokovic, within the Australian last 2021, defeated the likes of Jeremy Chardy, Frances Tiafoe, Taylor Fritz, Milos Raonic, Alexander Zverev, Aslan Karatsev and Daniil Medvedev. With the domination in opposition to Medvedev, Djokovic has now prolonged his Grand Slam report to 82-8.
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