Djokovic Wins the 2023 Australian Open After Being Deported in 2022
Novak Djokovic beats Stefanos Tsitsipas to win 10th Australian Open title
Novak Djokovic won the 2023 Australian Open after being deported last year amid a COVID non-vaccination row.
Currently, fourth-seeded Djokovic defeated his Greek opponent Stefanos Tsitsipas, world no. 3, in three sets: 6-3, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5) to claim his 10th Australian Open championship.
Sunday evening in Melbourne saw Novak Djokovic winning his record-extending 10th Australian Open and a record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam men’s title by using all of his talent and nous.
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Djokovic, 35, started strongly and dug deep in the second set on his way to a 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-5) victory.
Serbia’s Djokovic who draws level with Rafael Nadal in major wins will return to the world’s number-one ranking with this latest victory.
While Tsitsipas while be continuing his wait for a first Grand Slam triumph.
Back in 2021, Tsitsipas lost to Djokovic in his first major final at the French Open after relinquishing a two-set lead but, this time in Melbourne, he was always chasing the match.