Novak Djokovic is the greatest tennis player of all-time after winning his 22nd grand slam title, according to vanquished Australian Open final opponent Stefanos Tsitsipas.
The Serbian returned to the world No.1 ranking with his straight sets win over Tsitsipas, his 10th championship at Melbourne Park.
Now tied on 22 slams with Rafael Nadal, who is slightly older and has battled more injuries in recent years, it appears most likely Djokovic will eventually win the slam race between the pair and the retired Roger Federer.
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Djokovic knew the enormous importance of reaching that figure, donning a jacket with the number 22 printed on it during the trophy ceremony – similar to Federer wearing a jacket with 15 on it when he reached that…