The tennis world cheered as Novak Djokovic won his 10th Australian Open title and his 22nd Grand Slam title on Sunday, congratulating the Serbian for his incredible feat .
The 35-year-old extended his record for most singles titles at the Australian Open and now equals Rafael Nadal’s record for men’s Grand Slam titles.
Djokovic even wore a jacket with “22” emblazoned on it It adorns the front when celebrating his victories.
With this victory, Djokovic also returned to the number one position in the world. He already holds the record for the most weeks in the world ranking, 374 weeks. Now, that number will continue to grow.
Djokovic also received the title a year after he was expelled from Australia for not being vaccinated against COVID-19. This year, the country allowed him to enter the country with a visa and participate in the competition.
Many active and legendary tennis players congratulated Djokovic on his title after he beat Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets. One of those former players is Rod Laver, the legendary player whose name adorns the arena where Djokovic won titles.
All four Grand Slams congratulated Djokovic on his victory.