“I've played very well every day. At 1-1, however, Nadal broke for the first time. Featured Columnist January 21, 2019 Comments. The Serb made a fast start by breaking in Nadal's first service game and, although that was the only break in the opener, the gulf between the players felt much wider. After a lot of months without playing it’s this crowd which has given me unbelievable energy. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. 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Victory over Britain's Andy Murray in the 2016 French Open final meant Djokovic became the first man since Laver in 1969 to hold all four Slams at once. Amazing to think about. Djokovic then underlined his dominance by firing down three aces to leave him one set away from the title. If he wins Roland Garros in June, he will hold all four Grand Slam titles simultaneously for the second time in his career. Australian Open 2019 results: Novak Djokovic strolls into meeting with Rafael Nadal in final. "I have been going through tough times over the past year. In a breathtakingly mistake-free performance, No. Novak Djokovic dropped his first set of the Australian Open after becoming frustrated that the floodlights were turned on during his daytime win over Canadian Denis Shapovalov. Who won the Australian open 2019? Untouchable on a hard court! Quickly it became apparent that a repeat was unlikely in front of a stunned crowd. When he had ankle surgery in November, having cut short his season after the US Open, and then pulled out of the Brisbane International in the first week of this season with a thigh problem, his chances here did not look good. On the evidence of this victory, and his performances over the past six months, few would disagree. He took his first set point after landing a first serve which Nadal could only bat back into the net, wrapping up the opener in only 38 minutes. Australian Open Australian Open 2019 Results: Monday Bracket Winners, Scores and Top Stats Rory Marsden @ @roomarsden. But Djokovic. "I'm trying to contemplate on the journey in the past 12 months. Australian Open 2019 results: Rafael Nadal into final after dominant win over Stefanos Tsitsipas A crushing 6-2, 6-4, 6-0 victory sees Nadal reach the … Andy Murray refused to go down without a fight against Roberto Bautista Agut. There have been times in recent years when you wondered whether Rafael Nadal’s repeated injuries would prevent him from ever winning a title again, but at 32 years of age the world No 2 has looked as fit and as strong as ever at this Australian Open. Once the poor relation of tennis' Grand Slam events before moving from grass to state-of-the-art hard courts at Melbourne Park. His tally of 34 winners and nine unforced errors highlights how high his level was. The most insightful comments on all subjects will be published daily in dedicated articles. I only played in nine events and had to retire from two, and I was not able to play professional match since the US Open," said Nadal. Besides ATP Australian Open 2019 results you can follow 5000+ competitions from more than 30 sports around the world on FlashScore.com. To use comments you will need to have JavaScript enabled. Australian great Rod Laver, watching in the arena which bears his name, said before the final he felt Djokovic would eventually overtake both Federer and Nadal in terms of Grand Slam titles. The Spaniard looked like he lacked belief as he made a slow start, winning only one point in the opening three games. Sad fans who just hate to see anyone other than their favourite win. I note that Ivan the Terrible Lendl still looks as miserable as he did in his play days and never smiles. Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in the 2019 Australian Open final The Serb triumphs in two hours, six minutes: 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 The No 1 faces now has a 28-25 record over the world No 2 Amazing performance from Djokovic and deserved winner. However he is clearly a notch below the likes of Rafa, Novak and Roger. Now Djokovic, who reclaimed top spot in the rankings in November, will go to the French Open in May aiming to hold all four major titles simultaneously for the second time. (2008–2019) GreenSet (2020–present) Prize money: A$ 2,300,000 (2012) Trophy: Norman … Are you sure you want to delete this comment? Can't fault Djokovic, he did what he had to do, but what a shame to see Nadal struggling and unable to make a contest of it! This time he needed only 124 minutes to wrap up a 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 rout. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. However, he has blazed a trail through the field, winning each of his six matches in an average of less than two hours, though he has yet to face an opponent ranked in the world’s top 10. A crushing 6-2, 6-4, 6-0 victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas here on Thursday saw Nadal reach the final of the year’s opening Grand Slam tournament for the fifth time, but this is the first occasion when he has done so without dropping a set. Don’t look for reasons why Nadal wasn’t at his best he was simply never allowed to get into that match. Since the tournament started I've felt really, really well.". This fun and easy-to-use crossword puzzle app … Please continue to respect all commenters and create constructive debates. Well done Djokovic, never has the support Nadal or Federer have, but his class shines through again. 2019 Australian Open winner Naomi: OSAKA ___: Battle Angel (2019 action film starring Rosa Salazar) ALITA ___-Marie Duff, actress who plays Erin in the 2019 TV: ANNE ___ With Yourself, 2019 Netflix Comedy Web Series Where Paul Rudd Played The Role Of Miles Elliot: LIVING ___ Westbrook, One Of The Highest-paid NBA Players Of 2019 Who Is A Point Guard For The Houston Rockets : RUSSELL … More pressure came on Nadal's serve immediately in the second set, Djokovic eventually going a break up in the fifth game and, after surviving Nadal taking him to deuce in the following game, broke again to leave him serving for a two-set lead. Djokovic has a level that no other men's tennis player can live with....once he became the world no. Daily POP Crosswords features the best pop-culture-themed puzzles from the top puzzle constructors, including many from Dell Magazines and Penny Press, the #1 crossword-puzzle-magazine publisher. Britain's Dan Evans reacts during his victory over Japan's Tatsuma Ito, Katie Boulter celebrates her victory over Ekaterina Makarova in the Australian Open first round, Ekaterina Makarova is one of the most experienced players on the tour but was beaten by Boulter. Wow. Tv doesn't do justice to what an amazing athlete he is. I love Nadal, but today Djokovic was just too good. Tennis 450 Novak Djokovic won a record seventh Australian Open title and a third successive Grand Slam as he swept aside Rafael Nadal in Melbourne. The first men's singles winner was Rodney Heath, and the first women's singles winner was Mall Molesworth. Serena Williams eased past Eugenie Bouchard to reach the third round. 1....he had a talent that Federer and Nadal cannot even match...he looks like he will be the greatest ahead of Federer, Please lets not start the rafa might have been injured rubbish he's been in the form of his life this tournament. FlashScore.com offers ATP Australian Open 2019 results, draws/standings and match details. That was incredible. Djokovic, who was the top seed, fell to his knees after sealing another triumph on Rod Laver Arena, smacking the court with both hands and screaming towards the sky. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. Find your nearest court and learn the basics with our guide. Djokovic said his clinical semi-final win over French 28th seed Lucas Pouille on Friday was one of his best performances on Rod Laver Arena. "To be standing now here, in front of you today, managing to win this title and three of the four Slams is truly amazing.". Novak barely blinked when on serve and made a miniscule amount of errors. Australian Open 2019 Women's Final: Winner, Score and Twitter Reaction Matt Jones Featured Columnist January 26, 2019 Comments. Sofia Kenin will bid for her second grand slam title of 2020 after beating Petra Kvitova to reach the French Open final. Alex Scott investigates the techniques and science behind improving wellbeing. "I will keep fighting and keep practising to give myself better chances in the future.". The last time these two met in the Australian Open final, it took Djokovic 5hrs 53mins to inch his way to victory. This was one of the great Grand Slam final performances by Djokovic. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic overwhelmed Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 to win a record seventh Australian Open title and a … Stefanos Tsitsipas beat Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut in four sets to continue his superb run in Melbourne and reach the Australian Open semi-finals. Tsitsipas had the support of thousands of Greek fans both inside Rod Laver Arena and all around Melbourne Park, but Nadal never let him build up any momentum.While the world No 15 tried to play his usual attacking game, Nadal kept driving him back with his ruthlessly aggressive approach. Read about our approach to external linking. The offensive side of Nadal's game, which had been so eye-catching in earlier rounds, was snuffed out by Djokovic. Analysis and opinion from the BBC's tennis correspondent. Try appreciating good tennis instead of being bitter when your favourite player doesn't win the match. Get the latest tennis headlines sent straight to your phone, sign-up to our newsletter and learn where to find us on online. Its a testament to both men that they came back from injury to deliver such a performance. 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Djokovic was ranked outside the world's top 20 in July after coming back from elbow surgery. Spanish second seed Nadal, 32, looked rattled by the world number one's intensity and made 28 unforced errors. Maria Sharapova of Russia shakes hands with Harriet Dart of Great Britain after a 6-0, 6-0 victory. The Serb, rarely troubled on his serve, won 6-3 6-2 6-3 for his biggest victory in a major final over his great rival. The 21-year-old was a surprise winner of the Australian Open in January. The result meant the 2009 winner was unable to become the first man in the Open era to win all the Grand Slams at least twice and was the first time he had lost a major final in straight sets. 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He is, though, optimistic things will look a lot brighter in a couple of months' time: just as the clay-court season looms into view. Tsitsipas offered little resistance in the third set. The second set was closer, but at 4-4 Nadal broke serve for the third time when Tsitsipas netted what should have been a routine forehand. The world number one took all of Nadal's time away and forced him on the defensive from the very first ball. Getting a winner past him was almost impossible. Are you sure you want to mark this comment as inappropriate? Start your Independent Premium subscription today. But when you wait for months to see a grand slam final vs the best two in the world and it ends in a few hours you can't help but feel a bit cheated! Serena Williams swatted aside Canada's Eugenie Bouchard in straight sets to continue her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. To beat the legend Nadal in straight sets takes some doing. Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. Well that was pretty flawless. The existing Open Comments threads will continue to exist for those who do not subscribe to Independent Premium. The Australian Open is a tennis tournament held annually over the last fortnight of January at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. However, a backhand into the net left Nadal grimacing and looking up the sky in frustration as the chance - and the championship - slipped from his grasp. "I believe I played a good two weeks of tennis and it is a great energy and inspiration for what is coming. Novak Djokovic won an all-time record seventh Australian Open title, defeating Rafael Nadal in the final, 6–3, 6–2, 6–3 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2019 Australian Open. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. Click here to view the 2019 Emirates Australian Open Leaderboard. Michael Dodge/Getty Images. A crushing 6-2, 6-4, 6-0 victory sees Nadal reach the final of the year’s opening Grand Slam for the fifth time, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. Staggeringly good from Djokovic. FlashScore.com offers WTA Australian Open 2019 results, draws/standings and match details. The peerless Serb broke Nadal five times while conceding only a … That was a complete and total demolition job by Djokovic. Welcome! Djokovic beat France’s Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 victory in just 83 minutes The reigning Wimbledon and US Open champion claimed his 15th Grand Slam title, moving him outright third ahead of American Pete Sampras in the all-time list, closing in on Switzerland's Federer (20) and Nadal (17). A forehand winner down the line brought up two championship points, Djokovic taking the second when Nadal clubbed a backhand long. Apart from one break point, Nadal didn't have a sniff of a chance. Read our full mailing list consent terms here, “To start the season like this when a few weeks ago, when I was in Brisbane, having to take a very tough decision not to play there, iIn that moment it was difficult for me to imagine where I am today. I had surgery exactly 12 months ago," Djokovic said. How to get into tennis - it's fun, will keep you fit and caters for all levels and abilities. 2019 Australian Open winner Naomi. Djokovic was as close to flawless as he could have been - dominating on serve, controlling the rallies with crisp groundstrokes, rarely making a mistake and showing incredible athleticism around the court. Keep up with all the news, scores and highlights. Three players all in one era and all better than Pete Sampras. The tournament is the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events held each year, preceding the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open. Australian Open 2019 results: Novak Djokovic wins seventh title with crushing defeat of Rafael Nadal. Nadal won his following service game to love to take a firm grip on the match. Djokovic has now won 13 of his past 16 meetings with Nadal, who has not beaten the Serb on a hard court since the US Open final in 2013. Australian Open. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Well, I wanted Rafa to win, and that wasn't much of a match in terms of fine balance and shifting momentum. The Spaniard, who cut short his 2018 season with an abdominal muscle problem and to have ankle surgery, retired injured in the quarter-finals in Melbourne last year. Britain's Heather Watson reacts after her defeat against Petra Martic. This might just be the best chance Djokovic has ever had to win all four Slams in the same calendar year. Besides WTA Australian Open 2019 results you can follow 5000+ competitions from more than 30 sports around the world on FlashScore.com. Being a proud Scot i appreciate what a great player Andy has been over the years. Kei Nishikori defeated Ivo Karlovic in a five-set thriller. On our website you will find all the today’s answers to Daily POP Crosswords. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. Spectators at the Men's Singles Semi Final between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece during day 11 of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park Getty Images 38/135 Didn't take long for the Novak hating HYS users to roll out did it? Nadal continued to toil in the second and third sets, although a rare error from Djokovic brought up a first break point for the Spaniard after one hour and 46 minutes. Want to bookmark your favourite articles and stories to read or reference later? Tsitsipas started confidently enough, playing serve-and-volley on the first point and winning the opening game with another charge into the net. “It’s been a great tournament,” Nadal said after beating Tsitsipas. Simona Halep showcased her fighting spirit to overcome Sofia Kenin. Another break for a 2-1 lead in the third put Djokovic on his way to a comfortable win, before he fought off a break point in the sixth game and then sealed victory on the Nadal serve. Naomi Osaka defeated Petra Kvitová 7–6 (7–2), 5–7, 6–4 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 2019 Australian Open. Johanna Konta suffered a three-set defeat against Garbine Muguruza to become the last Briton to be eliminated in the singles, Novak Djokovic celebrates his victory against France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Maria Sharapova celebrates her victory against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki, Roger Federer celebrates his victory against Taylor Fritz, Rafael Nadal celebrates his victory against Australia's Alex de Minaur, Stefanos Tsitsipas beat Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, 6-4 to progress to the fourth round, Amanda Anisimova earned the biggest win of her career to date in beating Arnya Sabalenka, Ashleigh Barty celebrates her victory against Maria Sakkari, Djokovic eventually regained his composure to reach the fourth round, Novak Djokovic was unhappy with the arena lights being turned on earlier than usual, Kei Nishikori salutes the crowd after defeating Joao Sousa in the third round, Elina Svitolina beat Shuai Zhang to reach the fourth round, Serena Williams consoles a tearful Dayana Yastremska after their third-round encounter, Naomi Osaka beat Su-Wei Hsieh to reach the Australian Open fourth round, Ashleigh Barty of Australia shakes hands with Maria Sharapova of Russia, Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas celebrates his victory against Switzerland's Roger Federer during their men's singles match on day seven of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2019. He simply knocked the stuffing out of Nadal. Subscribe now to watch instantly. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. Nadal particularly struggled to make an impact on Djokovic's serve, not managing to win a receiving point until the ninth game and with more than half an hour on the clock. But he showed he was back to his best with victory at Wimbledon and followed up that performance with another triumph at the US Open in September. But the Brit dropped the first set after being broken late on. Who has the most grand slams wins in tennis? Novak Djokovic won a record seventh Australian Open title and a third successive Grand Slam as he swept aside Rafael Nadal in Melbourne. Tsitsipas, who had knocked out Roger Federer and has lit up this tournament with his youthful energy and exuberance, was expected to provide Nadal with his toughest test of the tournament so far, but the 20-year-old Greek was swept aside in just an hour and 46 minutes. "Even though tonight was not my night, it was very important for me in coming back from injury," he said. Nadal will now take on the winner of Friday’s second semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Lucas Pouille. Should he win his 18thGrand Slam trophy on Sunday, the Spaniard will be just two short of Federer’s all-time men’s record. True greats of the game. A forehand winner down the line took him to break point, which he converted with a bold backhand approach. Nadal was able to complete only seven tournaments in 2018 as his physical problems multiplied. He leads 28-25 in their record 53 meetings between two male players. Last updated on 27 January 201927 January 2019.From the section Tenniscomments450. In the seventh game Nadal broke again, this time with a backhand winner, and with just 31 minutes on the clock he served out for the first set. He was simply unplayable from start to finish. The Spaniard felt four months away from the Tour caught up with him here: as he says, he was just not able to find the higher gear required to make the match competitive. Nadal will have a lot to say about that - especially in Paris. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. At times Rafa was hitting great shots too, but Djokovic just picked up everything. A missed volley gave Tsitsipas his only break point of the match, but Nadal won the next three points to secure an overwhelming victory. The Greek won only eight points in it, though he offered minor resistance in the final game. Rafa just looked mentally beaten. Two days later, he surpassed that against the man with whom he shares what many consider to be the greatest male rivalry. Tennis Australia acknowledges that the AO is held on Aboriginal Land and we extend our respects to the Traditional Owners, their ancestors and Elders past, present and emerging and to all First Nations People. Djokovic continued his fine record of going on to win the tournament every time he has reached the semi-finals, while Nadal lost for a fourth time in the Melbourne showpiece. Greatest of all time vs Most successful of all time. I know on court Djokovic doesn't seem to have the best demeanour, seems a bit dour at times. The Spaniard won 53 points compared to Djokovic's 89, and took only 13 receiving points. Absolutely stunning from Djoko, total domination. Very sad to see people giving a thumbs down to comments that are simply congratulating Djokovic on an amazing performance. I went to the US open a few years back, and saw Djokovic play. Djokovic, 31, won in two hours and four minutes to move clear of six-time men's winners Roy Emerson and Roger Federer. 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