Novak Djokovic wiped out Rafael Nadal with 6-3 6-2 6-3 scores in his most leading Grand Slam win in his long competition with the Spaniard. The competition was held on 27th January 2019, Sunday. The location of the match being played was on Rod Laver Arena at the night match on 7:30 pm.
Australian Open 2019: Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal to win record seventh title
The title for which Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal were competing was for Men’s Single on which Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal with great scores.
The 2019 Australian Open which is a Grand Slam tennis tournament was held at Melbourne Park. The tournament was started from 14 January 2019 and was concluded on 27 January 2019.
This was the 107th edition of the Australian Open and the 51st in the Open Era, also the first Grand Slam of the year. The play-offs were made up of events in singles, doubles and mixed doubles for professional players.
This year, the tournament was the first Australian Open to feature final set tie-breaks, that have been presented for all contest formats. If the match extents to 6–6 scores in the final set, then the first player who has scored 10 points and at least be leading by 2 points used to be declared as the winner the match. Katie Boulter and Ekaterina Makarova became the first players in a main draw to contend in the new invent tie-break format in this year Australian Open.
In this year 2019 Australian Open tournament, Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki were the defending men’s and women’s singles champions. But they both were unsuccessful in their title defence with Roger Federer losing in the fourth round to Stefanos Tsitsipas as well as Wozniacki losing in the third round to Maria Sharapova.
Novak Djokovic was in his great form against Rafael Nadal and with his remarkable accuracy in first two sets wrapped up the match in just over two hours.
Novak Djokovic cheerful at the trophy ceremony said, “I am just trying to contemplate on the journey in the last 12 months. Like Rafa, I had surgery exactly 12 months ago, and to be standing now here in front of you today and managing to win this title and managing to win three out of four slams is amazing. I am speechless.”
Leaving behind Roger Federer and Roy Emerson’s six titles to get the one and only possession of the record, Djokovic took back his record as the master of Melbourne Park.
On the other hand Nadal was not happy with his performace, all he could do at that time was only to congratulate his challenger that fated him to his most awful Grand Slam overthrow in their long competition.
Nadal has already won 17 Grand Slam singles titles and the second most men’s singles tennis player in history for a male player as well as a record 33 ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles. Not only this, he has won 20 ATP World Tour 500 tournaments and the 2008 Olympic gold medal in singles.
The 32 year old, Rafael Nadal said, “It has been very emotional two weeks. Even if tonight was not my best, I had somebody that played much better.”
He further added, “I am going to keep fighting hard, going to keep working hard to be a better player every time, for the good things in life.”