Rafael Nadal made history at Rod Laver Arena on Sunday, winning the coveted Australian Open men’s singles Grand Slam for the second time, overcoming a two-set deficit against Daniil Medvedev.

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The 35-year-old won the Australian Open after 13 years and the internet exploded with applause after this feat.

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The Australian Open official Twitter handle celebrated with a post, calling Nadal the ‘Grand Slam King’.

“That is absolutely magnificent. Stunning to say the least.” said cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar.

A Twitter user posted a photo comparing Nadal’s younger self to one from present day, suggesting he still holds similar vigour and passion.

Another fan hailed him as a legend.

Enrico Maria Riva put out a nostalgic post.