Novak Djokovic to meet Tsitsipas in Australian Open final

January 28, 2023 7:08 am

Novak Djokovic [left] and Stefanos Tsitsipas [Source: BBC]

Nine-time champion Novak Djokovic steamrolled another opponent as he beat Tommy Paul to set up an Australian Open final against Stefanos Tsitsipas.

The Serbian overcame a wobble in the opening set, re-establishing his authority to earn a 7-5, 6-1, 6-2 victory over the American.

Tsitsipas has another chance to land his first Grand Slam title after beating Russian Karen Khachanov.

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Tsitsipas booked his place in Monday’s final after recovering from 18th seed Khachanov saving two match points in the third-set tie-break.

The Australian Open winner will also become the new world number one.