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Icons Nadal and Federer Congratulate Djokovic on 10th AO Title

By Richard Pagliaro | Monday, January 30, 2023

Big 3 icons Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer delivered major congratulations to
Novak Djokovic for his historic run down under.

The 35-year-old Serbian outclassed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 7-6(4), 7-6(5) collecting his record-extending 10th Australian Open title and 22nd Grand Slam crown equaling rival Rafa Nadal's men's major mark.

More: Djokovic Sweeps to 10th AO Title

While fans of the Big 3 continue to dispute the one, true GOAT, both Nadal and Federer praised fellow Big 3 champion Djokovic for awesome achievement in Australia.

"Congrats Nole, to you and your team for this great achievement. Enjoy the moment!" Nadal wrote in an Instagram post.


A post shared by Rafa Nadal (@rafaelnadal)

"Incredible effort, again. Congratulations!!" Federer posted on his Instagram stories.

Goran Ivanisevic, Djokovic's coach, and Boris Becker, Djokovic's former coach, both posted praise on social media.

Photo credit: Mark Peterson/Corleve