Novak Djokovic has beaten Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Finals of the Australian Open 2023. He equals the record with Rafael Nadal of winning Most Grand Slam Titles. This is his 10th AO Grand Slam Title. With this, he also returned to No.1 in ATP World Rankings.
Novak Djokovic defeated Tommy Paul in straight sets (7-5, 6-1, 6-2) to qualify for the Final on Friday. everything was going according to plan for him. He proved once again his greatness in the Final by beating Stefanos Tsitsipas in straight sets (6-3, 7-6, 7-6) to equal the title tally with Nadal.
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Most Grand Slam Titles – Men’s Tennis – Top 5
1. Rafael Nadal | 22 Grand Slam titles
The Spanish Superstar Rafael Nadal Parera is one of the Greatest Players in Men’s Tennis History. Nadal has won a record-tying 22 Grand Slam men’s singles titles, including a record 14 French Open titles. He has won 92 ATP singles titles, including 36 Masters titles, with 63 of these on clay courts. Nadal is one of only two men to complete the Career Golden Slam in singles. By the age of 24 years, 3 months, and 10 days, Nadal had won all four majors in singles (Career Grand Slam) and the Olympic singles gold medal (Career Golden Slam) in his career and is the youngest player to achieve both feats in the Open Era.
2. Novak Djokovic | 22 Grand Slam Titles
Novak Djokovic returned to No.1 in ATP World Rankings by winning his 22nd Gran Slam Title. He has won a record 10 Australian Open titles. Overall, he has won 93 ATP singles titles, which include a record 66 Big Titles and a record 38 Masters titles. He is the second male player in history after Federer to win 3 Grand Slam titles in three different seasons (2011, 2015, and 2021). He is the first man in the Open Era to achieve a double Career Grand Slam in singles and the only player to complete the Career Golden Masters in singles on the ATP Tour, which he has done twice.
3. Roger Federer | 20 Grand Slam Titles
Swiss great Roger Federer is one of the most decorated men’s tennis stars. Federer won his first-ever grand slam title in 2003 & became the first men’s singles player to reach the milestone of 20 grand slam titles and also eclipsed the record of 14 grand slams held by Pete Sampras during this quest. He has won 6 AO Open, 1 french Open, 8 Wimbledon & 5 U.S Open Titles. Federer won his last Grand Slam Title in 2018. He announced his retirement in 2022.
4. Pete Sampras | 14 Grand Slam Titles
Sampras won 14 major singles titles during his career, which was an all-time record at the time of his retirement: a then-record seven Wimbledon titles, two Australian Opens, and a joint Open Era record of five US Open titles. He won 64 singles titles in total. He was the first to reach world No 1.
5. Roy Emerson | 12 Grand Slam Titles
Roy Emerson was a Champion whose career bridged the amateur and Open eras. The Aussie great won his 12th Grand Slam singles title at the French Open Championship against countryman Tony Roche. His haul of 28 Grand Slam titles (12 singles, 16 doubles) is a record for men’s tennis. Emerson is also the only man to win singles and doubles titles in all four majors.
|Rank||Name||Grand Slam||Australian Open||French Open||Wimbledon||U.S Open|
|1.||Rafael Nadal (ESP)||22||02||14||02||04|
|2.||Novak Djokovic (SRB)||22||10||02||07||03|
|3.||Roger Federer (SUI)||20||06||01||08||05|
|4.||Pete Sampras (USA)||14||02||00||07||05|
|5.||Roy Emerson (AUS)||12||06||02||02||02|