Australian Open 2020: With hard-fought victory over Dominic Thiem, Novak Djokovic shows what he does best
It wasn't his prettiest, or most perfect, performance. But Novak Djokovic still managed to carve out a win which showed that he has become increasingly difficult to beat in the battle of wills.
Novak Djokovic won his record-extending eighth Australian Open championship and 17th Grand Slam title overall by beating Dominic Thiem in five sets in the final
Australian Open 2020: Gritty Novak Djokovic topples Dominic Thiem in five-set thriller to clinch 17th Grand Slam title
Regaining his stamina and strokes, Djokovic came back to edge Thiem 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 Sunday night for an eighth Australian Open title, second in a row, and 17th Grand Slam trophy overall.
Australian Open 2020: With little time to rest, Dominic Thiem takes on 'King of Australia' Novak Djokovic in hardest test
Thiem v Djokovic promises to be more than a battle of generations. The Austrian has become increasingly difficult for Djokovic to shake off in recent times. Though the defending champion leads their head-to-head series 6-4, he has lost the last two matches that turned out to be absolute epics.
Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin turns adversity into glory as she scripts memorable final win over Garbine Muguruza
You don’t win a Grand Slam without having the ability to look danger in the eye and knock it out of the park. And as Sofia Kenin showed in that memorable 2-2 game in the deciding set, she has that ability in spades.
Australian Open 2020: Sofia Kenin and Garbine Muguruza seize opportunities to set up an unlikely final
Sofia Kenin and Garbine Muguruza seized their opportunities, even as their opponents faltered, to set up unlikely women's singles final at Australian Open
At 2020 Australian Open, firm favourite Novak Djokovic is not slowing down for applause as he chases history
Novak Djokovic brushes aside Rafael Nadal in men's final to claim record-setting seventh seventh Australian Open title
With a straight-sets demolition of Rafael Nadal on Sunday, Novak Djokovic edged past Roger Federer and Roy Emerson, who both won six Australian Open men's singles titles.
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.
Twitter erupted after Roger Federer won his 20th Grand Slam title. A look at the best tweets:
In a game that has become increasingly physical over the years, neither Federer’s body nor his mind is showing signs of wear and tear. He has preserved his body with smart scheduling and kept his mind fresh by occasionally going off the circuit.
Federer was leading 6-1, 5-2 when the South Korean called it quits with foot blisters and will now face Marin Cilic in Sunday's final.
Australian Open 2018: Simona Halep beats Angelique Kerber in thriller to set up finale against Caroline Wozniacki
World number one Simona Halep set up an Australian Open final against Caroline Wozniacki after a thrilling 6-3, 4-6, 9-7 battle past former champion Angelique Kerber on Thursday.
Serena Williams captured a record 23rd Grand Slam title as well as the world number one ranking by beating her sister Venus in the Australian Open final.