#Novak Djokovic

.Melbourne VIC, Australia
Novak Djokovic guaranteed to surpass Federer's record of 310 weeks as world number one on March 8. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Novak Djokovic won his ninth Australian Open title on Sunday
  • This was his 18th major title, placing him within striking distance of the men's record of 20
  • He said he would play a slimmed-down schedule focusing on the majors, rather than the rankings

Twitter is celebrating this win that marks Djokovic's 18th Grand Slam(Photo credits: PTI)

  • Novak Djokovic beat Russia's Daniil Medvedev in Australian Open on Sunday
  • This marks Djokovic's 9th career Australian Open title
  • Here are some of the best Twitter reactions on Djokovicโ€™s 9th title win

.Melbourne VIC, Australia
Novak Djokovic went through a roller coaster ride to get to his ninth Australian Open final. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Novak Djokovic is undefeated in nine Australian Open finals
  • Djokovic clinched his 18th Grand Slam title
  • This season, he battled an abdominal injury that nearly forced him to withdraw

.Melbourne VIC, Australia
The Serbian world number one, Novak Djokovic, over powered the Russian rookie 6-2 in the last set. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • This marks Djokovic's 9th career Australian Open title
  • Djokovic beat Russia's Daniil Medvedev with 7-5, 6-2, 
  • The Serbian tennis player scored his 18th Grand Slam win with this matc

.Melbourne VIC, Australia
Medvedev won the ATP World Finals in November, 2020. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Before  2019, Daniil Medvedev admited he did not do everything as professionally as possible
  • The Russian will be going into his Sunday clash against Novak Djokovic with a 20-match win streak
  • In his 20-match run, he has beaten every top-10 player except Federer

.Melbourne VIC, Australia
Novak Djokovic said while experience was clearly an advantage, Medvedev was also in electric form. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Novak Djokovic targets an 18th Slam title to close the gap on Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal
  • He heads into the showpiece with the phenomenal record of never losing a final on Melbourne's famous blue courts
  • Djokovic will also be playing his 28th Grand Slam final

.Melbourne VIC, Australia
Novak Djokovic is ranked world number one by the Association of Tennis Professionals. (Photo Credit : AP/PTI)

  • Australian Open is currently underway in Melbourne, Australia
  • Daniil Medvedev is his second Grand Slam decider, and wishes to focus entirely on his game
  • Novak Djokovic was undefeated for eight final matches in previous years at the Australian Open

.Melbourne VIC, Australia
Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a backhand return to Germany's Alexander Zverev during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Djokovic will be hot favourite to reach final when he plays Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev
  • "Down to the very last shot it was anybody's match," said the 33-year-old Serb
  • The Serb remains on track for a record-extending ninth Australian Open title

.Melbourne VIC, Australia
Novak Djokovic says it's a "gamble" to keep playing the Australian Open and his abdominal injury could have an impact on the rest of his season. (AP/PTI File Photo)

  • Novak Djokovic sustained a "muscle tear" during a thrilling five-setter against Taylor Fritz on Friday
  • Djokovic said the pain was "bearable" and he "somehow managed to find a way and win"
  • "It could cause much more damage than it is at the moment, but also could go in a good direction"

.Melbourne VIC, Australia
Novak Djokovic is currently chasing his 18th Grand Slam title. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Frances Tiafoe of the US won the first set against Djokovic
  • The Serbian described the contest as a 'very tough match'
  • Djokovic has so far won eight Australian Oprn title