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Novak Djokovic of Serbia after winning the Australian Open Trophy for the 9th time. In the final, he defeated world number-4 Medvedev.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia, the world number-1 tennis player who won the 9th Australian Open title, described Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal as his role models. He said that ‘Federer and Nadal inspire me. I have said this before. I would like to say it again that as long as these two continue to play, I will also play. ‘
Federer, Nadal, Serena and court records target
Asked what is his goal this year? In response, the Serbian player said that his target is to match the records of Federer, Nadal, Serena and Margaret. Djokovic has won a total of 18 Grand Slams so far and is just 2 steps away from Federer and Nadal’s 20 Grand Slam records.
In 18 years, Federer, Nadal, Djokovic won 58 Grand Slams out of 70
Among them, Margaret Court holds the record for the highest number of 24 Grand Slam and 23 Grand Slam titles in the name of America’s Serena Williams. From the 2003 Wimbledon to the 2021 Australian Open, out of 70 Grand Slam titles, Federer, Nadal and Djokovic have together won 58 Grand Slams.
World number-1 Djokovic will break Federer’s record on March 8
At the same time, all three held 32 of the 40 Grand Slam titles until the 2011–2021 Australian Open. On March 8, Djokovic will also break Federer’s record for most weeks at number-1. He won the Australian Open for the third consecutive time by defeating Russia’s Denil Medvedev on Sunday.