Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic recovers to beat Dominic Thiem in five-set thriller, wins 17th Grand Slam

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Novak Djokovic recovered from two sets to one down in a Grand Slam Final for the first time in his career (previously 0-7), earning a record-breaking eighth Australian Open title while sealing his 17th GS trophy with a five-set triumph 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 over a plucky Dominic Thiem – who was so close to his maiden Slam. Continue reading

US Open 2019: Rafael Nadal wins title in dramatic five-set win vs. Daniil Medvedev

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Rafael Nadal won the 19th Grand Slam of his career, prevailing in five-sets with a 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 win over a defiant Russian Daniil Medvedev after just shy of five hours on Arthur Ashe. The 23-year-old worked tirelessly in his Grand Slam Final debut, registering winners aplenty to get back into title contention from two sets down. Ultimately though, earlier errors proved costly.

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US Open 2019: Stan Wawrinka into quarters, Djokovic retires with recurring shoulder injury

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Stan Wawrinka is into this year’s US Open quarter-finals after a 6-4, 7-5, 2-1 win over defending champion Novak Djokovic. The world number one was clearly not at his best before retiring early in the third set to a chorus of boos, with a recurrence of his shoulder injury proving too painful to continue playing through and risk further aggravation.
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