Novak Djokovic has won the Australian Open, beating Dominic Thiem 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3 6-4 in the men’s singles final. 

The momentum was back in Djokovic’s favour and he broke Thiem to lead 2-1 in the fifth set before saving two break points in the next game.

Thiem battled hard to keep it to one break and give himself a chance but Djokovic served out the victory 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3 6-4 to win a record eighth Australian Open title and a 17th grand slam trophy.