Aus Open: Rafael Nadal beat Daniil Medvedev to elevate the boys’s singles title.© AFP

Tennis star Novak Djokovic despatched in his needs as he congratulated Rafael Nadal on an exhilarating five-set victory towards Daniil Medvedev to win the Australian Open males’s singles title. Nadal surpassed Djokovic and Roger Federer’s 20 Main titles to change into the primary male participant to win 21 Grand Slam crowns. Djokoivc termed the Spaniard’s win as an “wonderful achievement” and highlighted how his “combating spirit” prevailed in a match that went right down to the wire. Taking to Twitter, Djokovic wrote: “Congratulations to @RafaelNadal for twenty first GS. Wonderful achievement. At all times spectacular combating spirit that prevailed one other time. Enhorabuena @medwed33 gave it his all on the market and performed with the fervour and dedication we now have come to anticipate from him.”

Djokovic additionally showered reward on Medvedev who stretched Nadal to his limits in a five-set marathon.

Medvedev received the primary two units as he dominated proceedings from the phrase go. Nonetheless, Nadal fought again to win the ultimate three units to win the match 2-6, 6-7 (5), 6-4, 6-4, 7-5.

After the improbable win, Nadal revealed that the ultimate was “one of the emotional matches” in his tennis profession.

“Yeah, it has been one of the emotional matches in my tennis profession and sharing the courtroom with you is simply an honour. So, all the perfect sooner or later”, he stated.


Reacting to Nadal’s win, Federer additionally posted a message on Instagram.

“What a match! To my pal and nice rival @RafaelNadal, heartfelt congratulations on turning into the primary man to win 21 Grand Slam singles titles. Just a few months in the past we had been joking about each being on crutches. Wonderful. By no means underestimate an excellent champion,” wrote Federer.

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