Clash of generations was won by Rafael Nadal by defeating Daniil Medvedev in the Final of Australian Open – the first Grand Slam singles title of 2022.

The match which went on till 5 sets and lasted for 5 hours and 24 minutes was won in a nail biting finish by the Spaniard 3-2 and set scores of 2-6; 6-7; 6-4; 6-4; 7-5.

Both players had an opportunity to write their names into the record books.Β The 2009 champion 35 year old Nadal availed the chance and became the player with the most major titles in the men’s game, and edged ahead of other tennis stalwarts Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer with a 21st Slam.