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Australian Open 2021: Novak Djokovic Beats Daniil Medvedev For 18th Slam

Novak Djokovic's Australian Open dominance is intact — nine finals, nine championships. And he keeps gaining on Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the Grand Slam standings

February 21, 2021

Serbia's Novak Djokovic, left, holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev, right, in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup aloft after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic, right, celebrates with his support team after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates with Goran Ivanisevic, right, and his support team after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic falls as he celebrates after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Russia's Daniil Medvedev in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a backhand return to Russia's Daniil Medvedev during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a backhand to Russia's Daniil Medvedev during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia

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