– Stefanos Tsitsipas is bidding to win his first Grand Slam name in his 2nd look in a Slam last.
If he wins, he would be the first Greek participant to win a Grand Slam.
At 24 years 170 days, Tsitsipas may be bidding to transform the youngest guy to win the Australian Open name since 2011, when Djokovic (23 years 253 days) defeated Andy Murray (23 years 260 days).
– Victory for Novak Djokovic will see him equivalent Rafael Nadal‘s all-time checklist for many Grand Slam males’s singles titles.
He’s going to transform the fifth participant to win 22 Grand Slam singles titles, after Margaret Court docket (24 Grand Slam titles), Serena Williams (23), Steffi Graf and Nadal (each 22).
He’s additionally bidding to win a record-extending tenth Australian Open males’s singles name.
BATTLE FOR NO. 1 TOO
– For the second one consecutive Grand Slam males’s singles last, the winner is assured to transform global No. 1
when the brand new scores are revealed on Monday.
Tsitsipas will transform the twenty ninth participant to be ranked No. 1 because the advent of the ATP scores in 1973 if he wins.
Djokovic will start his 374th week as global No. 1 if he wins, extending his checklist for many weeks as global No. 1.
– The loser shall be ranked No. 3 on Monday.
For Tsitsipas, this may increasingly equivalent his career-high score. For Djokovic, this shall be his best possible score since June closing yr.
Present global No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz will drop to No. 2 irrespective of the end result.
– Head-to-head: Djokovic leads 10-2
– That is the thirteenth assembly for Tsitsipas and Djokovic, their eighth assembly on a troublesome court docket and their third assembly at a Grand Slam.
Djokovic is bidding to increase a nine-match successful streak towards Tsitsipas, with the Greek having no longer recorded a victory towards Djokovic since October 2019, when he received their quarterfinal tournament at Shanghai-1000.
– That is the pair’s sixth assembly in a Excursion-level last and their 2nd assembly in a Grand Slam last.
Djokovic has received all 5 in their earlier conferences in event finals, together with their best earlier assembly in a Slam last, when he recovered from 0-2 right down to win in 5 units at Roland Garros 2021.