IMAGE: Novak Djokovic celebrates. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Defending champion and world primary Novak Djokovic is in search of a third-straight Australian Open crown, his ninth in complete.
Standing in his method is Russia’s fourth seed Daniil Medvedev, enjoying in simply his second main ultimate.
Medvedev served underneath stress and Djokovic regarded in a rush as he lead 3-0. Lots of unforced errors from Medvedev.
Djokovic hits the web twice in subsequent recreation and it’s 3-1.
Medvedev, who’s concentrating on a primary main success, broke Djokovic’s serve and wins the sport 3-2.
The stress has gone from Medvedev and he’s discovering his kind and pictures now. It is 3-3.
The unforced errors are actually seven to Djokovic, 5 to Medvedev. But Djokovic stabilises to come back again 4-3 within the set.
Medvedev has been spectacular along with his forehand. Back-to-back aces assist shut out the service maintain and the Russian makes it 4-4.
Big rally however Medvedev hits the web. Djokovic leads 5-4.
Medvedev races to 40-0 and holds his serve to make it 5-5. This ultimate resides as much as its expectations.
Djokovic completes a love maintain as Medvedev ship a forehand past the baseline. The World No 1 leads 6-5 to deliver up a tiebreak.
Djokovic now goes after Medvedev and wins the set 7-5.