With three losses in Grand Slams finals now, Thiem is increasingly becoming a sentimental favourite, like Andy Murray and Goran Ivanisevic were after losing several finals, before finally winning.
On July 14 this year, finals of both the tournaments went down to the wire and sports fans had a field day as they were constantly glued to the edge of their seats.
Nadal, with his resilient attitude, continued his natural attacking game and finally overcame the obstacle to breeze away to his fourth US Open crown.
This was the 48th meeting between Federer and Djokovic on the court and the 16th meeting in a Grand Slam.Before this match, Federer and Djokovic had faced each other three times in Wimbledon. The Serbian held the edge over Federer as he defeated him two times in Wimbledon final (2014 and 2015). Federer managed to defeat Djokovic in the 2012 semi-final.
Before this match, Federer and Djokovic had faced each other three times in Wimbledon. The Serbian held the edge over Federer as he defeated him two times in Wimbledon final (2014 and 2015). Federer managed to defeat Djokovic in the 2012 semi-final.
Djokovic came out all guns blazing in the first set and he completely dominated Agut. The Spanish Agut was not able to create any kind of momentum in the match and was able to win just two games.
World number one tennis player Novak Djokovic won the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award on Monday. The 31-year-old fought off competition from American basketball star LeBron James, Kenyan long-distance runner Eliud Kipchoge and French football player Kylian Mbappe to become the Sportsman of the Year.
Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal to win the Australian Open on Sunday. This is Djokovic’s 15th Grand Slam title as he defeated Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 in straight sets to surpass Roger Federer with most Australian Open titles.
Novak Djokovic will battle for his seventh Australian Open title against Rafael Nadal on Sunday after he defeated Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 in the semi-final at Melbourne Park. World No.1 Djokovic overcame the 31st-ranked Lucas Pouille, who had defeated Milos Raonic to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final.
In Australian Open Tennis, world Number one Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic will take on world number 28 French Lucas Pouille in the second semifinals in Men's singles at Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne today.