Another day another slam
Novak Djokovic cruises to another Australian Open title
Supposedly there's no such thing as perfect, but Novack Djokovic was pretty close on Sunday.
The No. 1-ranked Djokovic crushed Spain's Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open's men's singles final. The win earned him his seventh Australian Open title and his third consecutive Grand Slam title, bringing him to 15 overall.
What at first seemed like the ultimate matchup between two greats quickly turned into a one-sided game, with Djokovic giving a nearly errorless performance. The Serbian player gave No. 2 Nadal no room to defend his side of the court, crushing him in straight sets: 6-3, 6-2, 6-3.
Djokovic will remain safely at the top of the men's circuit and has now cemented his name in history behind Roger Federer and Nadal himself. With his 15 Grand Slam titles, he holds third place for most Grand Slam trophies, reports USA Today. The 31-year-old beat out Pete Sampras for the spot and is now trailing Federer's 20 and Nadal's 17.
Along with his seven titles in Melbourne, Djokovic also has four at Wimbledon, three at the U.S. Open, and one at the French Open, reports ESPN. More and more it's looking like he's the one to beat.