Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer terms 20th Grand Slam title as 'surreal', says he will return in 2019
Federer equalled the record of six Australian Open men’s titles, held by Novak Djokovic and Roy Emerson, and emulated Ken Rosewall's feat of claiming three grand slam titles after the age of 35.
Federer won back-to-back Australian Opens by beating Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 on Sunday.
A crying Roger Federer is a sight to see. Choking, bumbling, tears streaked across his face, he looks fallible. Human. And yet so much of what he does on the tennis court is other-worldly.
Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer credits wife Mirka for keeping him motivated over his long career
Federer won his 20th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Sunday when he defeated Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.
Cilic clearly struggled to adjust to the air-conditioned temperatures which were alot cooler inside than they were outside, losing the first set 6-2 before he properly acclimatised.
A decade ago, Federer, who cites Laver as his idol, reached 18 of 19 Grand Slam finals between Wimbledon in 2005 and the 2010 Australian Open.
Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer defies age and injuries on his way to clinch 20th Grand Slam title
Federer defied the years and attrition rate to claim a joint-record sixth Australian crown in his 30th Grand Slam decider in Melbourne.
Twitter erupted after Roger Federer won his 20th Grand Slam title. A look at the best tweets:
Relive Roger Federer's stunning win over Croatia's Marin Cilic in the men's singles final of the Australian Open 2018.
Australian Open 2018: Peerless Roger Federer defeats Marin Cilic to win historic 20th Grand Slam title
Federer, playing his 30th Grand Slam final, joined Novak Djokovic and Australian great Roy Emerson as joint top for the most Australian Open men's titles.
Australian Open 2018: Mate Pavic-Gabriela Dabrowski pip Rohan Bopanna-Timea Babos to win mixed doubles title
Mate Pavic collected two Grand Slam titles within 24 hours after winning the Australian Open mixed doubles.
Highlights, Australian Open 2018, tennis score, men's final match: Roger Federer wins 20th Grand Slam title
Roger Federer meets No 6-seeded Marin Cilic in the Australian Open final as he aims for his 20th Grand Slam title. Follow our live blog for scores and updates.
Highlights, Australian Open 2018, mixed doubles final: Rohan Bopanna-Timea Babos lose thriller to Mate Pavic-Gabriela Dabrowski
Rohan Bopanna and Timea Babos face Gabriela Dabrwoski-Mate Pavic in the mixed doubles final of Australian Open. Follow our live blog for scores and updates.
Australian Open 2018, men's final preview: Marin Cilic stands in Roger Federer's path to 20th Grand Slam title
Marin Cilic has the physical weapons to trouble Roger Federer. Can he stop the defending champion from winning his sixth Australian Open title?
Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki-Simona Halep final a fitting end to an intense fortnight for women’s tennis
If women’s tennis needed an advertisement for tenacity, the Australian Open final between Caroline Wozniacki and Simona Halep was it.
Australian Open 2018: Oliver Marach-Mate Pavic beat Juan Sebastian Cabal-Robert Farah to win men's doubles title
Marach and Pavic, the No 7 seeds, beat Colombians Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in the final at Rod Laver Arena 6-4, 6-4.
Wozniacki threw her racquet in the air and collapsed to the ground in tears after Simona Halep found the net on match point in the Australian Open final.
Australian Open 2018, stats preview: A look at the numbers behind Roger Federer and Marin Cilic's title clash
Roger Federer and Marin Cilic's meeting in the Australian Open final will be a replay of their encounter in the finals at Wimbledon 2017.
Australian Open 2018: From Serena Williams to Rod Laver, sport's icons praise Caroline Wozniacki for 1st Grand Slam title
From Serena Williams’ touching tribute to her best friend to a nod from tennis great Rod Laver, a look at the best tweets on Caroline Wozniacki's Australian Open triumph.
The courageous Halep, 26, admitted that she cried after the crushing loss, but was philosophical afterwards, saying "It is just a tennis match in the end" and that "life goes on".