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Naomi Osaka, Novak Djokovic win 2021 Australian Open

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The 2021 Australian Open came to an end on 21 February.

Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka won the women’s singles trophy on Saturday. She beat American player Jennifer Brady to win the title.

This is Osaka’s 2nd Australian Open trophy and 4th Grand Slam title. She has previously won the US Open twice as well.

Osaka is now, also, only the third player, since 1968 to have won on their first four Grand Slam finals. The other two are Roger Federer and Monica Seles.

2021 Australian Open

In men’s singles, defending champion Novak Djokovic won the title again this year. He beat Russian player Daniil Medvedev to claim his 9th Australian Open trophy. He has also won for the third time in a row.

This is Djokovic’s 18th Grand Slam title. The highest number of Grand Slam wins in men’s singles is 20. This record is currently held by Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

In the 2021 Australian Open, men’s doubles, Ivan Dodig of Croatia and Filip Polasek of Slovakia won their first Grand Slam doubles title. They beat defending champions Rajeev Ram of the United States and Joe Salisbury of the United Kingdom to win the trophy.

 

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