Australian Open

Novak Djokovic wins his ninth Australian Open
Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic Credit: Australian Open (Twitter Reproduction)

The Serbian Novak Djokovic won his ninth Australia Open after a 7-5 6-2 6-2 win over Daniil Medvedev in less than two hours Sunday at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne.

Djokovic celebrated his 18th Grand Slam title, leaving him two behind Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal's record total of 20 Slam victories.

Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady to win the Australian Open
Naomi Osaka
Naomi Osaka Credit: Twitter Reproduction

Japan's Naomi Osaka cemented her place as the outstanding star of the women's game by beating American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in 77 minutes. The Australian Open was her fourth Grand Slam title.

"I have this mentality that people don't remember the runners-up," Osaka said. "You might, but the winner's name is the one that's engraved.