In a marathon showdown between the top two tennis players in the world, Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5 to win the Australian Open on Sunday.
The match lasted five hours and 53 minutes. It was the first time the two have played a five-set match in 30 meetings.
For No. 1-ranked Djokovic of Serbia, this is his third Australian Open title and his fifth major title.
For Nadal from Spain, this is his third consecutive loss at a Grand Slam final meeting, having lost last year to Djokovic in the finals at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open.
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