Novak Djokovic for the seventh Time in his career the final of the Australian Open. The world ranking first, won his semi-final against Lucas Pouille in just 83 minutes 6:0, 6:2, 6:2. Pouille had, for the first time in a final of a Grand Slam tournament to move against Djokovic he was, however, no chance.
“That was definitely one of the best Matches I had on this Court. Everything worked out, what I previously imagined,” said Djokovic, who had made just five unforced errors. The first set lasted only 23 minutes, it was an outstanding Match of the Serbs.
In the final match plays Djokovic on Sunday (9.30 am CET, TV Eurosport, live Ticker MIRROR ONLINE) against Rafael Nadal. The Spaniard had decided to put his semi-final against Stefanos Tsitsipas with 6:2, 6:4, 6:0 . Djokovic should win the final, he would be with seven titles, the sole record holder at the Australian Open. So far, he shares first place with Roger Federer and Roy Emerson, all of them have won the tournament six times.
It is the 53. The duel between Djokovic and Nadal, no other Match in the history of professional Tennis more often. Djokovic has won 25 of these Matches, Nadal is 27.
In the final of Melbourne, there was this pairing only once. 2012 it 5 lasted:53 hours before Djokovic was able to win the game 5:7, 6:4, 6:2, 6:7 (5:7), 7:5 . It is the longest final in Grand Slam history.