Djokovic won the Australian Open 2012

January 30, 2012 | 08:34

Novak Djokovic won the Australian Open 2012. Djokovic also successfully defended his Australian Open 2012 after defeating Rafael Nadal in the longest final in the history of Grand Slam with a 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7 and 7-5 on Rod Laver Arena, Sunday, January 29, 2012.

The final match between Djokovic against Nadal take up to 5 hours and 53 minutes. Djokovic ensure kemenangannnya around 1:37 o'clock in the morning local time.

Serbian tennis player it also became the fifth player to win the career Grand Slam three times a row since the open era began in 1968. This is the third Australian Open title Djokovic, after winning it in 2008 and 2011.

The victory in this final Djokovic also extend record against Nadal. Djokovic defeated Nadal in the finals seven times, in a tournament in a row.

While Nadal became the first player in the open era who fell three times on consecutive Grand Slam event. Previously, Nadal was also once defeated Djokovic in the event the Wimbledon and U.S. Open last year.

This game was also a record matches the longest Grand Slam final. Final longest ever happened before, when Mats Wilander beat Ivan Lendl in a five-set battle at the U.S. Open 1988.

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