Ash Barty and Rafael Nadal have won the Australian Open for 2022.
In the women’s final, world number 1, Ash Barty fought back from 5-1 down in the second set against American Danielle Collins to complete a 6-3 7-6(2) win and clinch her third Grand Slam title.
She is the first Australian to win the Aussie Open in 44 years.
In the men’s final Rafael Nadal edged Daniil Medvedev in a classic Australian Open final on Sunday. Roaring back from two sets down to claim a record 21st Grand Slam title.
The Spanish great is now one major title clear of his “Big Three” rivals after surviving the 2-6 6-7(5) 6-4 6-4 7-5 thriller at Rod Laver Arena.