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January 29, 2023

Djokovic wins first, second sets of Australian Open final

Djokovic wins first, second sets of Australian Open final

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic hits a return against Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas during their men’s singles final against on day fourteen of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 29, 2023. (Photo by Martin KEEP / AFP) / — IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE — – — IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE —

Novak Djokovic won the first two sets of the Australian Open men’s final against Stefanos Tsitsipas on Sunday as he targets a 10th Melbourne title and record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam crown.

The 35-year-old Serb broke when the Greek third seed double-faulted in the fourth game and kept his cool to take the set 6-3 in 36 minutes.

Little separated them in the second set and it went with serve to a seesawing tiebreak, where the Serb prevailed to win 7-6 (7/4) in 70 minutes. He won the opening set 6-3.

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