Australian Open day 14: Novak Djokovic wins 10th Melbourne title

Novak Djokovic celebrates his 10th Australian Open title (Dita Alangkara/AP) (AP)
Novak Djokovic celebrates his 10th Australian Open title (Dita Alangkara/AP) (AP)

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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It's my time to aim for something like this. I don't see any reason to be lowering my expectations or my goals. I am born a champion. I can feel it in my blood.

Stefanos Tsitsipas was not downhearted by his loss

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Czech mate

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)