"Novak is so rock solid, he's like a human backboard he's super flexible and shows a lot of resilience he can play long, tough matches and ready for pretty much anything you throw at him. Like, I can barely read her serve, so it's very hard for me", she said.
Djokovic has six titles at Melbourne Park, equal to Roger Federer's haul and one short of Serena Williams' Open-era record of seven titles. "I'm sure he's not feeling great about ending the Grand Slam this way", said the Serb.
The Frenchman, who will rise into the world's top 20 after the tournament, finally got on the scoreboard shortly after the half-hour mark when he held serve for 1-1 in the second set, bringing up one of the loudest cheers on a Melbourne summer evening which had lost the heat intensity of the previous day.
"It was highly unlikely 12 months ago that I would be where I am today, a year later", Djokovic said.
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The door of the black van slid open, and out stepped Cristiano Ronaldo , arm-in-arm with his girlfriend, Georgina Rodríguez. The prison sentence was later reduced to a further fine of €252,000, equivalent to €400 per day of the original term.
If Nadal wins on Sunday, he will become only the third man in the history of tennis to win each Grand Slam title at least twice, joining retired Australian greats Rod Laver and Roy Emerson.
He is also unbeaten so far in Australian Open finals, sharing the men's mark of six titles with Roy Emerson and Federer.
Afterward, the 28-year-old Raonic said he is battling a knee injury and is expected to get it evaluated by doctors shortly.
Although Djokovic had only dropped two sets on his way to the last four, there was a suspicion that his best form was still to come. When he challenged it, and a replay confirmed his shot was good, chair umpire Nico Helwerth ordered a replay of the point.
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Dwyane Wade, who is playing in his final season in the National Basketball Association , is in a similar situation like Rose. James, who remains on the mend from a strained groin suffered Christmas Day, was selected to his 15th career All-Star Game .
Djokovic was exhausted after his late-night four-set win over Daniil Medvedev on Monday and made no secret of his delight to escape the quarter-final with such a light workout. "She has the right state of mind, she knows everything about tennis".
Number one seed Djokovic faced little resistance from the Frenchman, seeded 28th, as he eased past him 6-0, 6-2, 6-2.
In what way is Pliskova's new coaching set-up helping her? "You just have to know what you're doing - and she does".
"It's amusing that we're going to play for the first time against each other".
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