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Italy’s Jannik Sinner wins Australian Open with 5-set victory over Russia’s Daniil Medvedev

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The 22-year previous Italian had solely misplaced one set within the match earlier than going through Daniil Medvedev within the closing.

Rising Italian tennis star Jannik Skinner has been topped this yr’s Australian Open males’s champion, after beating Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in 5 units (3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3).

That is the primary Grand Slam win for the 22-year-old Italian, who solely dropped one set on his option to the ultimate. 

Jannik was seeded fourth within the match and appeared in his first main closing in Melbourne. 

The Italian participant had a formidable run to succeed in Sunday’s Australian Open closing, ending 10-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic’s 33-match successful streak at Melbourne Park in a four-set semifinal victory.

Djokovic had by no means misplaced in Australia after reaching the ultimate 4.

Medvedev gained the 2021 US Open title however has misplaced the 4 different main finals he has performed – together with in Australia in 2021 and 2022. 

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His comeback from two units all the way down to beat Alexander Zverev within the semifinals made him the primary participant since Pete Sampras in 1995 to twice rally from two units down on the best way to the ultimate in Australia.

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