Novak Djokovic has declared his 10th Australian Open title the “biggest victory in my life” after an arduous “four or five weeks”.
Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets to once again draw level with Rafael Nadal for the most men’s grand slam singles titles and reclaim the world No.1 ranking.
His successful campaign comes just over 12 months after being deported from Australia due to his refusal to be vaccinated against Covid-19.
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Djokovic also battled a hamstring complaint that he said threatened to derail his Australian summer, which he has now progressed through undefeated.
Adding to the drama for Djokovic was controversy during the tournament surrounding…