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Novak Djokovic recounts destroying Rafael Nadal in 2019 Australian Open ultimate


Novak Djokovic recounts destroying Rafael Nadal in 2019 Australian Open ultimate
© Getty Photographs Sport – Michael Dodge

Novak Djokovic reveals the best degree he has ever in back-to-back matches on the Grand Slam degree occurred on the 2019 Australian Open, when he completely destroyed Lucas Pouille and Rafael Nadal in his semifinal and ultimate matches at Melbourne Park.

Within the 2019 Australian Open semifinal, Djokovic dismantled former world No 10 Pouille 6-0 6-2 6-2. Then within the ultimate, Djokovic ousted Nadal 6-3 6-2 6-3. That 12 months, Nadal was enjoying excellent all through your complete Australian Open as he made the ultimate and not using a dropped set.

What many anticipated to be a good battle, ended up in a demolition of Nadal. “Again-to-back matches on the best degree of Grand Slams that I’ve ever performed was 2019 Australian Open semis and finals. I beat Lucas Pouille, after which I beat Nadal within the finals.

Straight units each matches, and I performed extremely clear tennis. And I might say additionally this 12 months’s Australian Open was fairly good. I did play a few of my most aggressive tennis that I ever performed,” Djokovic mentioned on ESPN+’s “McEnroe’s Locations,” by way of Tennis365.

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal© Getty Photographs Sport – Scott Barbour

What Djokovic mentioned after destroying Nadal in Melbourne?

In his press convention after the 2019 Australian Open ultimate, Djokovic highlighted it was one of many prime performances that he delivered ever.

Additionally, Djokovic admitted he was positively stunned by how dominant he was in opposition to Nadal within the ultimate. “It ranks proper on the prime. Beneath the circumstances, enjoying in opposition to Nadal, such an vital match, yeah, I imply, it’s wonderful.

Clearly back-to-back semifinals and finals, I feel I made 15 unforced errors in complete in two matches, it’s fairly pleasantly stunning to myself, as properly, regardless that I all the time consider I can play this fashion, visualize myself enjoying this fashion.

At this degree, as I mentioned, beneath the circumstances, it was actually an ideal match,” Djokovic mentioned in his press convention after beating Nadal within the 2019 ultimate at Melbourne Park.

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