Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic

 

At Melbourne on Sunday, Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open crown, beating Andy Murray 7-6(5), 6-7(4), 6-3, 6-0.

The only man to win more Australian titles than Djokovic is Roy Emerson, who chalked up six in the 1960s when the Grand Slams were restricted to amateur players and the Australian Open was played on grass at different cities all over the country.

 

Women’s singles:

Serena Williams

Serena Williams

 

Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova with a commanding 6-3, 7-6 (5) win.

She is now second only to Steffi Graf (22) on the list of major winners in the Open era.

 

 

Australian Open MIxed Doubles :

 

Australian Open Mixed doubles

Australian Open Mixed doubles

India’s Leander Paes and Swiss Martina Hingis had a sensational win in the Australian Open mixed-doubles final and improved their respective Grand Slam count to 15, in Melbourne on Sunday.

While the 41-year-old Paes clinched his seventh mixed doubles crown, Hingis, who came out of retirement for the second time a couple of years back, collected her tenth doubles Slam apart from her five singles titles.

Paes and Hingis broke the Canadian-French pair of Nestor and Kristina once in the first set and twice in the second to put up an entertaining display.

 

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