Novak Djokovic excited to face Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final | Tennis News |

Novak Djokovic excited to face Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final | Tennis News |

Novak Djokovic excited to face Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final | Tennis News |

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will meet for a 53rd time on Sunday

Top seed Novak Djokovic says he and great rival Rafael Nadal are certain to put on another epic show in the Australian Open final on Sunday.

Twenty-four hours after Nadal defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas for the loss of just six games, Djokovic needed only an hour and 23 minutes to dispatch Frenchman Lucas Pouille 6-0 6-2 6-2 in one of the most one-sided semi-finals in Grand Slam history.

Djokovic has at times looked below his best this tournament, dropping sets to Denis Shapovalov and Daniil Medvedev, but he took to Rod Laver Arena on Friday evening determined to make a statement.

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