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Novak Djokovic, on his way to breaking all records


STORY - With a 10th Australian Open and a 22nd Grand Slam title, the Serb has equaled Rafael Nadal's record.

Sober in his joy after the match point after a controlled final against Stefanos Tsitsipas (6-3, 7-6, 7-6), the king of Melbourne then collapsed in tears with his clan and his family, before remaining prostrate in tears on his chair.

Ravaged by emotion.

A year after his incredible expulsion from Australia, Novak Djokovic won a 22nd Grand Slam title on Sunday with a very special flavor… while overcoming an injury.

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“It took enormous mental energy from me.

Two and a half weeks ago, because of my leg, I did not give myself a lot of chances of winning the tournament,

he assured.

Then, every match was a matter of survival.

(…) When I got into my box, I broke down emotionally and I cried, especially with my mother and my brother when I kissed them, because until that moment I did not allow myself to distracted by everything that was happening off the court: the injury and the rest.

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Source: lefigaro

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