At the Australian Open Novak Djokovic Win record-breaking 10th Australian Open title and tie for men Rafael Nadal Won the most men’s major singles titles in history.
Djokovic was the PointsBet Sportsbook’s pre-tournament favorite despite being seeded fourth after missing last year’s Australian Open and US Open for refusing to be vaccinated for COVID-19.
His stock in Melbourne rose after defending champion and top-seeded Nadal was injured and forced out by the Americans in the second round. Mackenzie MacdonaldThe next day, No. 2 seed, Norway Casper Rudeknocked out by the Americans Jenson Brooksby.
Djokovic won his third consecutive Australian Open title after losing in the fourth round in 2018. Margaret Court He became the second man to win 10 majors.
Another man to do it, of course, is Nadal, a 14-time French Open champion. Nadal has also won 22 men’s Grand Slam singles titles, just one ahead of Djokovic.
Last year, Nadal won the Australian Open following a chronic foot injury that left him in utter doubt about returning to tennis. He also overcame his leg problems to win the French Open, then reached the Wimbledon semi-finals before retiring with a torn abdominal muscle.
Starting with a four-round loss at the US Open, Nadal went 1-6 in seven matches leading up to the Australian Open.he hit Jack Draper It was the first round this year, but in the second round he was swept away by McDonald’s in the midst of a hip injury.
This is the first tournament since the Australian Open. roger federer‘s retirement.Also missing: World No. 1 injured and his US Open champion Carlos Alcaraz At 19, he became the youngest men’s Grand Slam champion since Nadal’s first title at the 2005 French Open.
3rd seed Stefanos Tsitsipas The Greek player, who has reached three Australian Open semi-finals, is currently the highest seed remaining in the draw. He is the exact opposite of Djokovic.
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