In the end, Kenin was just too good, fighting back from a set down to win 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 in just over two hours. And Kenin is the first American woman to beat the No. Has he got one last push in him to take this to a tiebreaker? To access the live video stream of Australian Open 2020, please visit our broadcast partners page and find broadcast details for your region. Australian Open 2020 Final Live Streaming, Dominic Thiem vs Novak Djokovic Final Tennis Live Score Stream Online: Defending champion Novak Djokovic takes on Dominic Thiem in an intergenerational decider of Australian Open. 2020 Australian Open odds, bracket predictions: Tennis expert makes finals picks for Djokovic vs. Thiem Gavin Mair nailed called Stan Wawrinka winning the Australian Open at 60-1. Novak Djokovic will have an answer to everything Dominic Thiem does in the Australian Open final. 2020 Australian Open odds, bracket predictions: Tennis expert makes finals picks for Djokovic vs. Thiem Gavin Mair nailed called Stan Wawrinka winning the Australian Open at 60-1. The No.2 seed has lost only one set en route the finals in Melbourne. AO Summer Smash 2020 AO Extra 2020 “ We're all honoured to be at this tournament,” Bob Bryan said. By Matias Grez and Christina Macfarlane, CNN. Sunday will mark the fifth straight men’s Slam final where both players are ranked in the top five. You have a lot of time left in your career and I'm sure you will win more than one Grand Slam trophy. " Fayez Sarofim & Co US Mens Clay Court Champs, Billy Jean King Cup - Germany vs Switzerland. Championship Tennis Tours’ tennistours.com site uses cookies and other tracking technologies to improve the browsing experience, deliver personalized content, and allow us to analyze our traffic. For his efforts Djokovic will take home a whopping $4.12 million in Australian Open prize money. The final ball struck in the 2020 season made Daniil Medvedev a deserving last winner of the ATP Finals in London but where the next ball is hit remains to be seen. Follow ATP Australian Open for live scores, final … Favorite us! Thiem had a look at stealing the break back when he held a 30-15 lead, but the Serb has been so clutch in this final set. Novak Djokovic is delighted to claim yet another title, but he offers a lot of perspective after what has happened in this month. Can Thiem get himself back into this by breaking the Serb? Bryan Brown appeared to be feeling stress at the Australian Open men's final between Dominic Thiem and Novak Djokovic last night. There was pure pandemonium in the women’s singles final at the Australian Open when World No. GAME, SET AND MATCH: DJOKOVIC BEATS FEDERER 7-6, 6-4, 6-4 TO REACH AUSTRALIAN OPEN FINAL 11:00AM It wasn't meant to be tonight," he says. The 2017 Australian Open Men's Singles final was the championship tennis match of the Men's Singles tournament at the 2017 Australian Open.It was contested between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, ranked 17th and 9th in the world respectively. 15 seed Stan Wawrinka 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 for his first major championship semi-final at the Australian Open. Thiem did take their last match on an indoor hard court at November’s ATP Finals, rallying from a set down in a best-of-three. Australian Open 2020: Final countdown. He's into an eighth Aussie Open final when Federer can't make a return. The Austrian you sense getting a little desperate has begun to spray his shots long in this set. In a near perfect performance, Djokovic captured a record seventh Australian Open title in so many finals played by dismantling Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3. 26/02 at 14:48. You and two other guys have brought men's tennis to a complete other level. "It's very tough what this beautiful country is going through. The Austrian Thiem dispatched the German Zverev 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) in a semifinal between two of tennis’ next-generation stars looking to break up the Djokovic-Rafael Nadal–Roger Federer grasp on Grand Slam titles dating to the start of 2017. But Djokovic’s most successful stage is Rod Laver Arena. But the Australian Open 2020 men’s semifinals are headlined by only two of the trio: Federer and Djokovic, after Nadal was stunned by Dominic Thiem who will face off against Alex Zverev for a place in a final now guaranteed to be a clash of the generations. "Amazing achievement. I would like to thank my team and my family. Regaining his stamina and strokes, Djokovic came back to edge Thiem 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 Sunday night for an eighth Australian Open title, second in a row, and 17th Grand Slam trophy overall. I'd also like to say that what we are doing with the fire there are way more important things in life. Kenin won her first grand slam title at the Australian Open on Saturday, rallying to beat a resurgent Garbine Muguruza 4-6 6-2 6-2 as Melbourne's fickle weather resurfaced. Tennis Australia's plan of how they intend to host the Australian Open amid the global pandemic has been revealed. “If I walk off the court as a loser in two days, I still have to be patient, still have to trust the process.”. I'm proud and happy that I can compete at this time in the tennis. Welcome to Wide World of Sports' coverage of the 2020 Australian Open final. This page is about ATP Australian Open, (Tennis/ATP - Singles). Thanks to everyone who's coming to this event. The Australian Open was a great distraction but I still hope Australia, the people and the wildlife that is effected recovers very soon and a disaster like this never happens again. That is the view of former Australian player Pat Rafter. Ashleigh Barty reached the Australian Open quarter-finals last year, where she was beaten by Petra Kvitova 2020 Australian Open Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 20 January to 2 February Jennifer Capriati successfully defended her title, defeating Martina Hingis 4–6, 7–6 (9–7), 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 2002 Australian Open.This was Capriati's second Australian Open title, and her third and final Grand Slam singles title. Kenin became the first American woman, other than Serena Williams, to win the Australian Open women's singles title since Jennifer Capriati in 2002. The Bryans have won the Australian Open six times, compared to two Roland Garros titles, three at Wimbledon and five at their home Slam. "I would just like to say that this is a reminder to all of us that we should stick together more than ever now. Nun steht er im Finale der Australian Open. China’s Ding Song and Canada’s Johnny Huang were the final two players left standing in the men’s singles draw and […] Going for around 90-minutes, it’s not just about the tennis. Regaining his stamina and strokes, Djokovic came back to edge Thiem 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 Sunday night for an eighth Australian Open title, second in a row, and 17th Grand Slam trophy overall. Novak Djokovic rallies to win his eighth Australian Open title after beating Dominic Thiem in tense final by Ravi Ubha, CNN Updated 1537 GMT (2337 HKT) February 2, 2020 He is yet to lose a match this year and has 12-0 win-loss record so far. Some big-time serving from Djokovic once again on both his first and second serves to maintain the break. She'll face Garbine Muguruza in the final. He's having to red-line his game in order to hit that extra winner past Djokovic who has absolutely cleaned up his game in the last two sets. Thiem Supreme@ThiemDomi earns his way into a maiden #AusOpen final 3-6 6-4 7-6(3) 7-6(4) over Zverev to meet Djokovic for the title.#AO2020 | #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/EtzpDLDtgn, — #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 31, 2020. He beat Nadal in a four-hour quarterfinal in Melbourne and didn’t go to bed until 5 a.m. on Thursday. He is 15-0 in semifinals and finals and seeking a record-extending eighth Australian Open crown. … Simon Cambers: With a willpower as strong as anyone to ever play tennis, the king of Melbourne Park escaped an … 3 of 47 Attribution: AAP. On court, you’ll try a range of tennis activities with different equipment. The number of Grand Slam singles titles Djokovic now has, the third-most among men in the Open Era (since 1968). Head to 9Now AO Essentials for a compilation of the best highlights from the men's final. Thiem has been the most consistent recent challenger to the Big Three, reaching the last two French Open finals (and losing to 12-time French Open champ Nadal each time). Australian Open men's final: Djokovic vs. Thiem. Novak Djokovic patted the foot of the umpire in the Australian Open final. Welcome to Wide World of Sports' coverage of the 2020 Australian Open final.Seven-time champion and 16-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic faces Dominic Thiem, who is chasing his first major title. But as she considered her career this … Novak Djokovic claims eighth Australian Open crown in five-set comeback against Dominic Thiem, Dominic Thiem touching bushfire tribute in Australian Open final speech, stream the match live on 9NOW by clicking here, live scores from our Australian Open match centres by clicking here, Why Novak Djokovic is respected but not loved and it still gets to him, NRL great Robbie Farah takes a shot at Eugenie Bouchard date on Twitter, Sofia Kenin, Ashleigh Barty and the double-edged sword of perspective, Novak offers perspective after winning title, MATCH: Djokovic claims eighth Aus Open title, 5-4: Djokovic to serve for Aus Open title, 4-3: Thiem hangs on in marathon service game. Zverev dropped two set points on Thiem’s serve in the third frame. Seven-time champion and 16-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic faces Dominic Thiem, who is chasing his first major title. Stan Wawrinka defeated Rafael Nadal in the final 6–3, 6–2, 3–6, 6–3 to win the Men's Singles tennis title at the 2014 Australian Open.. Rafael Nadal was trying to become the third man to complete a double career Grand Slam and was also trying to tie Pete Sampras' record of 14 Grand Slam wins. Welcome to Wide World of Sports' coverage of the 2020 Australian Open final.Seven-time champion and 16-time Grand Slam winner Novak Djokovic faces Dominic Thiem, who is chasing his first major title. 1 … Australian Open could be 'really dangerous' for tennis players, says ATP Finals champion Daniil Medvedev. As we head to a deciding final set, here are the records of both men in fifth sets: Djokovic has a 30-10 career record in five-set matches, while Thiem is 8-6 throughout his young career. Really brave play from Djokovic on the break points, particularly on the second one where he comes to the net for the serve and volley and brings an unforced error out of Thiem. The Australian Open reaches its climax this weekend as the men's and women's finals take place. The last time the Australian Open had a male finalist not born in the 1980s was in 2003, when Andre Agassi earned his last Grand Slam title. ENJOY AND SUBSCRIE PLEASE(HD) Stanislas Wawrinka vs Rafael Nadal Australian Open 2014 FINAL (ESPN) - HIGHLIGHTS Australian Open could be 'really dangerous' for tennis players, says ATP Finals champion Daniil Medvedev. There was pure pandemonium in the women’s singles final at the Australian Open when World No. There's not one cheap point that Thiem can get," Hewitt says. Roger Federer (20) and Rafael Nadal (19) lead the list, while Pete Sampras (14) and Roy Emerson (12) are fourth and fifth, respectively. Djokovic’s confidence couldn’t have been higher coming into Australian Open 2020, having led Serbia to victory in the inaugural ATP Cup 2020. "Be with our families and stay close to the people that love you and care abut you. Watch extended highlights of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal's five-set thriller in the Australian Open 2017 Final. All the key facts, head-to-heads and talking points as Sofia Kenin takes on Garbiñe Muguruza in a battle to become the 2020 Australian Open champion, with action from the mixed doubles and girls' singles finals also taking place. Thiem then raced out to early leads in both tiebreaks to win a three-and-a-half-hour semifinal. Attention turns to Australian Open 2021 With all that in mind, what kind of predictions can be made for the Australian Open 2021 seeing as that tournament is still many months away? "I fell short today but I hope I can get the revenge very soon. Ricky Ponting . Australian Open final: Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal – Start time, prediction and live stream Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are set to square off in a repeat of the 2012 Australian Open final. Dominic Thiem looks absolutely shattered as he takes the stage to claim the runner-up prize, but his speech shows his poise and surely he will be a Grand Slam winner soon. "It was a tough match but you were very close to winning it. Junior matches on outside courts Saturday 25 January onwards, may start up to one hour earlier than above stated outside court start time. “We're just going to give it one last run.” Regardless, the Austrian is being made to work so incredibly hard for every single point out there. It's one of the best events in all of sport and it's absolute pleasure to come here and be here. Dominic Thiem somehow manages to get two break point opportunities on the Djokovic serve, but he's unable to capitalise. The Australian Open continues Saturday with the women’s final between American Sofia Kenin and Spain’s Garbine Muguruza. First-seeded Monica Seles, the two-time defending champion, and successfully defended her title, defeating Steffi Graf 4–6, 6–3, 6–2 in the final to win the Women's Singles tennis title at the 1993 Australian Open.This was Seles's 3rd consecutive Australian Open title in as many attempts. Novak Djokovic has gone into "lockdown mode" according to Jim Courier and Thiem is feeling the heat out there. The total purse at the Australian Open will be a record 71 million Australian dollars, an increase of 13.6% from last year's tournament. Open Court Sessions also serves up drinks, snacks, and a banging soundtrack. Thiem won four of his last five meetings with Djokovic, but three victories came on Thiem’s preferred clay. "I would to like to start by saying congratulations for Dominic for the amazing tournament. With 11 ATP Tour titles to his name, including the 2018 Nitto ATP Finals, it was a question of when and not if Alexander Zverev would have a Grand Slam breakthrough. Novak Djokovic defends his title against Dominic … 1 … Watch the Stan Original film A Sunburnt Christmas now on Stan. The Australian Open is an annual tennis tournament created in 1905 and played on outdoor hardcourts at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. Dominic Thiem overcame Alexander Zverev and brief rain and lighting delays to become the first male Australian Open finalist born in the 1990s, setting the stage for a match against Novak Djokovic on Sunday. That moment came on Wednesday, with the seventh seed defeating 2014 champion and No. The 2020 Australian Open was a Grand Slam tennis tournament that took place at Melbourne Park, from 20 January to 2 February 2020.It was the 108th edition of the Australian Open, the 52nd in the Open Era, and the first Grand Slam of the year. I don't have any rights on this video. Finale der Australian Open : Die neue Frechheit des Dominic Thiem Die Zeiten, in denen Dominic Thiem als Spezialist auf Sandplätzen galt, sind vorbei. The tournament consisted of events for professional players in singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Purchase official Australian Open tickets for every session or book a tour packages for a complete experience at the 2018 Australian Open in Melbourne. Tennis Australia acknowledges that the AO is held on Aboriginal Land and we extend our respects to the Traditional Owners, their ancestors and Elders past, present and emerging and to all First Nations People. At the Australian Open, Djokovic has played eight five-setters and won five of them, while Thiem has played in four and won three. Sofia Kenin reached her first grand slam final when she upset favorite Ashleigh Barty at the Australian Open on Thursday. “I’m always facing the kings of this certain Grand Slam in the final. Get back into tennis with Open Court Sessions, a new way to meet people, have a laugh, and play tennis at your skill level. All rights of this video belong to ESPN (www.espn.com/tennis) and Australian Open TV. by Simon Daish Ding Song vs Johnny Huang (Men’s Singles: Final – 1997) We start off our list with a throwback to 1997 and the second edition of the ITTF Pro (World) Tour Australian Open. It all adds to the thrill and suspense of the Australian Open. Thiem does all he can do at this stage and that's to make Novak serve it out himself for an eighth Australian Open title. This is Novak Djokovic’s eighth Australian Open final (7-0) and 26th Major final overall (16-9), while for Dominic Thiem this is his first Australian Open final and third Major final overall (0-2). He's had eight unforced errors compared to seven in both the third and fourth sets. Thiem ended a streak just by reaching the final. australian open; World reacts to amazing Australian Open women’s final. Dominic Thiem Earns an Australian Open Final With Djokovic Thiem, who has been on the heels of the Big Three in men’s tennis, beat Alexander Zverev in four taut sets to go to the final. Ricky Ponting and his wife Rianna were also in attendance at the men's final. Djokovic on the other hand has gone into that mode where he just doesn't make an error. Rafael Nadal has been knocked out of the Australian Open in a quarter-final war with Dominic Thiem. "He's making him play so many balls now. Gets broken very early in this one and it's come due to some unforced errors from the Austrian. Of late, the Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific has been a playground for the Big Four, with either Novak Djokovic (8; 2008, '11-'13, '15-'16, '19-'20), Roger Federer (6; 2004, '06-'07, '10, '17-'18) and Rafael Nadal (2009) having won all but two of the Australian Open titles since 2004. It took a barrage of brutal hitting from Dominic Thiem to end Rafael Nadal's title hopes at the Australian Open on Wednesday night, as the Austrian survived a nerve-addled finale to … Scroll down for full order of play. Instead, Kenin is the first American other than a Williams sister to reach the Australian Open final since Lindsay Davenport in 1995. RELATED Australian Open: American Sofia Kenin wins first Grand Slam … Her Australian Open victory over Halep in 2018, one of the best finals in recent memory, swept away any last doubts. Of late, the Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific has been a playground for the Big Four, with either Novak Djokovic (8; 2008, '11-'13, '15-'16, '19-'20), Roger Federer (6; 2004, '06-'07, '10, '17-'18) and Rafael Nadal (2009) having won all but two of the Australian Open titles since 2004. The twins first played at the Australian Open as a team in 2000. We compete and we try our best but there's more important things in life but its important to be conscious and humble.". Novak Djokovic has been warned that he crossed the line when he made contact with the chair umpire during his extraordinary Australian Open meltdown on Sunday night. I'm already looking forward to next year.". Djokovic’s run at the Australian Open 2020. It was their record ninth meeting in a Grand Slam final in their rivalry, and their first meeting in a Grand Slam final since the 2011 French Open. Sofia Kenin won her first Grand Slam title, defeating Garbiñe Muguruza in the final, 4–6, 6–2, 6–2. australian open; World reacts to amazing Australian Open women’s final. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Flipboard (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window). "There was some devastating things to start 2020 with the bushfires, conflicts in some parts of the world, obviously one person that I considered close in my life and a mentor to me, Kobe Bryant passed away. Unreal what you are doing throughout all these years. Over seven minutes for that last service game and Dominic Thiem saves another breka point to stay in this one. The Australian Open continues Saturday with the women’s final between American Sofia Kenin and Spain’s Garbine Muguruza. Dominic Thiem digs deep to beat German seventh seed Alexander Zverev and will meet defending champion Novak Djokovic in the Australian Open final. … Novak Djokovic has committed to defending his Australian Open title regardless of the quarantine measures but the world No1 called on officials down under to … Capriati saved four match points in the final against Hingis to win the title. Australian Open. The World No. Kenin was the youngest Australian Open finalist since Ana Ivanovic and the youngest champion since Maria Sharapova, both in 2008. MORE: Coco Gauff eyes Olympics; can she qualify? In a near perfect performance, Djokovic captured a record seventh Australian Open title in so many finals played by dismantling Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 6-3. "I experienced such a huge support in these two weeks. Djokovic is 16-0 in semifinals and finals in the Australian Open over four years.