Serb Novak Djokovic has won another laurel beating Russia's Medvedev in straight sets at Melbourne. The number one seed says his time at the court is far from over.
Djokovic triumph over Medvedev in Melbourne
Tennis champion Novak Djokovic has registered himself as one of the top tennis players in the world after defeating Daniel Medvedev at the weekend to win his night men's award. The top seed men player won 7-4,6-3,6-2 to get his 18th award in the world of tennis.
This victory leaves him just two titles behind Roger Federer and second seed Nadal. The 34-year-old who has never lost in an Australian final before was at his best as he won in straight sets. This is the third time he will be defeated Medvedev who has never won a set against the Serbian in his career.
After winning, the title he told news reporters that he will continue to play as long as his legs can carry him. There have been reports on social media that he will retire due to recent injuries to his back and knees. But an elevated Novak said, Federer has not retired, why should he?
Unbeaten Medvedev slumps to the Serb service
Russian Medvedev was coming back from a 21 match unbeaten run but was helpless to the mighty serves of the Big Serb. Novak won the match in just one hour 15 minutes to the happiness of the sparse crowd. This is the first tennis championship in the year after the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the dates of other tennis tournaments.
Defeated finalist Medvedev said he had hoped that Novak would be gentle at the finals only to meet a determined player who was firing on all cylinders. Novak said he hoped his injuries will not reoccur as he hopes to stamp his authority in the court.