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The Serbian defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 7-6(4), 7-6(5) in the championship match at Melbourne Park to claim his 66th ‘Big Title’, which encompasses trophies at Grand Slam championships, the Nitto ATP Finals, ATP Masters 1000 tournaments and Olympic singles gold medals.

Djokovic is seven ‘Big Titles’ clear of his biggest rivals. Nadal owns 59 of them and Federer, who retired at last year’s Laver Cup, completed his career with 54.

Djokovic has won one ‘Big Title’ for every 3.2 events played (66/210), while Nadal has earned one for every 3.5 tournaments he has played (59/208). The only other players who have won a ‘Big Title’ at a greater rate than once per five events played are Federer (4.4, 54/240) and Pete Sampras (4.9, 30/147).

Current and Former Champions’ Big Titles Won (Records Since 1990)

It was a historic fortnight Down Under for Djokovic, who claimed a record-extending 10th Australian Open crown. The 35-year-old has lifted more trophies at the season’s first major than at any other Grand Slam, with Wimbledon (7) next on the list.


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Djokovic became the third-oldest man in the Open Era to triumph at the Australian Open, trailing only Ken Rosewall and Federer, who both accomplished the feat aged 36. With his victory against Tsitsipas in the championship clash, the Serbian has also won 17 consecutive matches against Top 5 opponents at the tournament.

The triumph will return Djokovic to World No. 1 in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings on Monday, when he will begin his record 374th week in top spot. 

PlayerGrand SlamsNitto ATP Finals1000sTotal^ (Avg)
Novak Djokovic22/686/1538/12366/210 (3.2)
Rafael Nadal22/690/1136/12859/208 (3.5)
Roger Federer20/806/1728/13854/240 (4.4)
Pete Sampras14/525/1111/8330/147 (4.9)
Andre Agassi8/611/1317/9027/164 (6.1)
Andy Murray3/561/814/10920/176 (8.8)
Boris Becker*2/262/65/519/84 (9.3)
Thomas Muster1/290/48/539/87 (9.7)
Stefan Edberg**3/280/44/457/79 (11.3)
Gustavo Kuerten3/331/35/679/105 (11.6)
Jim Courier4/380/45/719/114 (12.6)
Marcelo Rios0/260/15/565/84 (16.8)
Marat Safin2/410/35/877/133 (19)
Michael Chang***0/500/67/867/144 (20.6)
Andy Roddick1/460/65/756/129 (22.5)

^ Includes Olympic Games gold medals and tournament participations
* Becker’s four other Grand Slam titles came before 1990.
** Edberg’s three other Grand Slam titles came before 1990.
*** Chang’s one Grand Slam title came before 1990


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