World number 1 Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in the men’s finals match of the Austalian Open at the Rod Laver Arena.
Final score of Djokovic vs Nadal is 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5 in favor of Defending Champion Djokovic. Nadal has lost the last three straight Grand Slams he has played. People thought Nadal was going to win but Djokovic came back and won this match. Congrats to all Djokovic fans! Well deserved win and his 3rd Australian Open win! Djokovic becomes 5th man in Open Era to win 3 straight Grand Slam titles.
I still say way to go Rafa! You gave this match a good fight Yes I am a Nadal fan and was rooting for him. If it had been Djokovic playing against someone else, I would be rooting for Novak.
This match is now the longest Grand slam final in the history of tennis beating Wilander/Lendl US Open 1988 final which was at 4 hours and 54 minutes according to the tweet from the @AustralianOpen. This Nadal vs Djokovic match lasted more than 5 hours and 53 minutes.