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At 43, Rohan Bopanna becomes oldest Grand Slam champion :clap:

:india: Indiaโ€™s Rohan Bopanna and :australia: Australian Matthew Ebden dug deep to win the Australian Open menโ€™s doubles title on Saturday with a 7-6(0) 7-5 victory over :it: Italian duo Simone Bolelli and Andrea Vavassori.

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Aryna Sabalenka crushes Zheng Qinwen to defend Australian Open title

Belarusian defending champion Aryna Sabalenka wins Australia Open womenโ€™s singles title, becoming the first woman to defend the title since 2013.

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Australian Open menโ€™s singles final: Daniil Medvedev vs. Jannik Sinner

No. 3 seed Daniil Medvedev takes on No. 4 seed Jannik Sinner in the final. Russian star Medvedev, 27, defeated No. 6 Alexander Zverev and will play in his sixth Grand Slam final and third Australia Open final in the last four years.

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Medvedev has a 6-3 record against Sinner, although Sinner has won their last three matchups.

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Jannik Sinner makes sensational comeback to claim Australian Open :clap:

In an epic final, the 22-year-old rallies from two sets down to beat Medvedev for his first Grand Slam, becoming Italyโ€™s first menโ€™s singles winner since 1976.

Sinnerโ€™s signature forehand winner ended a three-hour, 44-minute Australian Open final in which Medvedev set the pace but Sinner sprinted home 3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3.

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:rotating_light: ๐—•๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—”๐—ž๐—œ๐—ก๐—š: Lewis Hamilton is set to leave Mercedes and join Ferrari from next season. :racing_car:

(Source: @MailSport)

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DID YOU KNOWโ“

:serbia: Novak Djokovic is spending his record-extending 414th career week at #1 this week, now TWO YEARSโ€™ WORTH OF WEEKS MORE at #1 than ANY other man in ATP rankings history. :clap:

The next man on the list, Roger Federer, has 310 career weeks at #1 (310+52+52=414). :boom:

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