Novak Djokovic won his 15th Grandslam title after the sounding victory over Rafael Nadal at the Rod Laver Arena in the finals of the 2019 Australian Open.

Djokovic won dominating in straight sets, 6-3 6-2 6-3. This is Djokovic 7th title in Melbourne - a record, as he past Roger Federer and Roy Emerson.

This final happens to be among the one below expectations. Happened in 1999 when Andre Agassi was played out of the lawn by Pete Sampras in Wimbledon. 2008 French Open final saw Rafa Nadal ease past Roger Federer in straight sets.

Today, Rafael Nadal was at the wrong end of one such final as Djokovic produced a domineering masterclass and simply blew his Spanish opponent away. Fans expecting another epic between the two titans were disappointed as it turns to be a one-sided match.

The marker was set right at the beginning as the Serbian took the first set in less than 30 minutes. Rafael Nadal managed to win just 1 out of the 21 receiving points as he conceded the first set, 6-3.

Djokovic was unrelenting and didn't give Rafael the chance to find his feet. He served with precision and broke the Spaniard's serve twice in the 2nd set to win it 6-2. At that point, he had made 4 unforced errors to Rafael's 18. The pressure was telling on the 17-time Grandslam winner and for once, a comeback is not likely.

Djokovic went from strength to strength and was so assured that he was generous enough to praise a rare moment of brilliance from his besieged opponent during one of the points.

The script was not different for the 3rd set as the World No.1 broke his opponent's serve early and with that his spirit. He capitalized on that break with his precise service game to see the end of the match.

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