Ruthless 33-year-old Serb Novak Djokovic won the ninth Australian Open by beating 25-year-old Daniil Medvedev, 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 to claim his 18th Grand Slam leaving him two behind Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the men’s record books. Djokovic said after collecting the trophy, “I love you each year more and more. The love affair keeps going.” Djokovic, roared loudly and tapped his heart before exchanging hugs with coach Goran Ivanisevic and the rest of his support team. Djokovic won 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019. 2020, 2021. Japanese, Naomi Osaka, has been ranked world No 1 after defeating Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the Australian Open Women’s final to claim her fourth Grand Slam title.