24 exciting photos of Rafael Nadal’s historic win over Medvedev at the Australian Open

Rafael Nadal overcame the loss of the first two sets against the Russian Daniil Medvedev (ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE /)
  won the Australian Open by beating the Russian 2-6, 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-4, 7-5
he conquered the Australian Open by beating the Russian 2-6, 6-7(5), 6-4, 6-4 and 7-5 (MORGAN SETTE/)
He became the first player in history to win 21 Grand Slam titles.
He became the first player in history to win 21 Grand Slam titles. (ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE/)
“It has been one of the most emotional feats of my career
“It has been one of the most emotional feats of my career,” said Nadal (MORGAN SETTE /)
“It’s incredible, a month and a half ago I didn’t know if I was going to play tennis again and now I’m here with this trophy,” Nadal acknowledged (ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE /)
The final lasted five hours and 25 minutes of play
The final lasted five hours and 25 minutes of play (EMEAHUB AWS/)
Nadal became the first player to come back from two sets down in the Australian Open final since local Roy Emerson in 1965.
Nadal became the first player to come back from two sets down in the Australian Open final since local Roy Emerson in 1965. (ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE/)
The feat of the Spanish eclipsed the loss of a Djokovic who did not play the competition
The feat of the Spanish overshadowed the loss of a Djokovic who did not play the competition (ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE /)
Nadal falls to the ground excited after beating Russian Daniil Medvedev
Nadal falls to the ground excited after beating Russian Daniil Medvedev (LOREN ELLIOTT /)
Nadal smiles excited after beating Russian Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final
Nadal smiles excited after beating Russian Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open final (ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE/)
Rafael Nadal prevailed after falling in the first two sets
Rafael Nadal prevailed after falling in the first two sets (LOREN ELLIOTT/)
Medvedev could not beat the Spaniard despite showing a great game
Medvedev could not beat the Spaniard despite showing a great game (EMEAHUB AWS/)
Nadal collapsed on the track after completing a game of more than five hours of play
Nadal collapsed on the track after completing a game of more than five hours of play (LOREN ELLIOTT /)
Nadal celebrated after winning his 21st Grand Slam
Nadal celebrated after getting his 21st Grand Slam (ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE/)
The Spaniard was crowned at the Australian Open
The Spaniard was crowned at the Australian Open (ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE /)
Nadal overtook Djokovic and Federer as the most successful Grand Slam tennis players in history
Nadal surpassed Djokovic and Federer as the most successful Grand Slam tennis players in history (ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE /)
Nadal suffered during the first minutes of the match
Nadal suffered during the first minutes of the match (ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE/)
The Balearic Islands missed the second set despite starting by winning 5-3
The Balearic Islands missed the second set despite starting by winning 5-3 (MORGAN SETTE /)
Nadal had several unforced errors that cost him some important points.
Nadal had several unforced errors that cost him some important points (LOREN ELLIOTT /)
The Spaniard completed his first Grand Slam of the year with a title
The Spaniard completed his first Grand Slam of the year with a title (ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE/)
The public leaned in favor of Nadal during the match
The public leaned in favor of Nadal during the match (LOREN ELLIOTT /)
Nadal turned the result from the third set
Nadal turned the result around from the third set (ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE/)
Fans experienced one of the most exciting finals in recent times
The fans experienced one of the most exciting finals in recent times (LOREN ELLIOTT /)
Nadal and Medvedev met in the final of the Australian Open 2022
Nadal and Medvedev met in the final of the Australian Open 2022 (ASANKA BRENDON RATNAYAKE /)

Credits: Reuters

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