Tennis star, Roger Federer won his 18th Grand
Slam title and first title in five years with an
amazing five-set victory over Rafael Nadal in
the Australian Open final.
The 35-year-old Swiss won 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6
6-3 to claim his fifth Melbourne title and extend
his lead at the top of the all-time men’s major
30 year old Rafael Nadal remains tied in second
with Pete Sampras on 14 Grand Slams following
his first final since 2014.
Federer’s previous major title came at
Wimbledon in 2012. Federer becomes the first
man in history to win five or more titles at three
different Grand Slam events – five Australian
Opens, five US Opens, seven Wimbledons.