A break in the first set, two in the second and two in the third. Then it was over. Nadal, who certainly made uncharacteristically many unprovoked mistakes during the match, was quite a chance when Djokovic swept home his seventh Australian Open. No one has ever done it, but the serb celebrated the first as if it were a matter of routine.
also out during the game. Nadal, who before the game had not lost a single set throughout the tournament, could not resist serbens extreme safety and weight. Djokovic scored a total of nine simple mistakes throughout the match, the one closest to the improbable figure.
Once the match was all wrapped up and the handshake was finished, fell to Djokovic down on his knees and kissed it for him, holy ground. Titelsegern means serbens 15th grand slam, which takes him past the legendary Pete Sampras on the list of most number of majors. Rafael Nadal, who just came back from injury, is second on the list with 17 grand slam titles. The first is the swiss Roger Federer at the 20.