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#Australian Open 2020 : Novak Djokovic Outlasts Dominic Thiem To Win His 17the Grand Slam Singles Title

Picture : Twitter / Australian Open
Picture : Twitter / Australian Open

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic came up with yet another powerful display to win his 17th Grand Slam singles title. In the much talked about final he beat rising star Dominic Thiem in thrilling five set battle 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.

Djokovic was the favourite to win the title after the exits of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.

He now trails behind Federer and Nadal in the all time Grand Slam list

It was Djokovic’s 8th Australian Open title. Thus proving why he is such a tough player to beat in Melbourne.

After winning the first set, Thiem threatened to cause a big upset as he won the next two sets. But Djokovic summoned all his Grand Slam experience to bounce back to win the final two sets to clinch the title . It was typical Djokovic. Gritty, relentless and not willing to give up. And he was smiling at the end . The win also ensured the Serb also  reclaims the World number 1 ranking  again.

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