The Serb defeated fifth ranked Dominic Thiem.
Serbian tennis player Novak Djockovic became the winner of the Open championship of Australia on tennis, having beaten in the final of the fifth racket of the world Austrian Dominic Thiem, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
In the decisive match, which lasted more than four hours, Djokovic defeated his opponent in five sets— 6:4, 4:6, 2:6, 6:3, 6:4.
Djokovic for the eighth time, played in the final of the Australian Open for the eighth time and won the tournament. Monday he will become the first racket of the world, shifting from the first place Spaniard Rafael Nadal.
Tim, thanks to reaching the final in Melbourne, will become the fourth racket of the world.