World No 1 Novak Djokovic defeated Rafael Nadal in a five-hour 53 minutes match at the Australian Open Men's Singles Final on January 30 at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. The final score is 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7(5), 7-5.

The 24-year-old Serb celebrated his win in style (see the pictures). There are reasons for special celebrations as Djokovic has now defeated his Spanish rival in three straight Grand Slam finals.

Djokovic also joins Nadal, Roger Federer, Pete Sampras and Rod Laver to three straight Grand Slams.

For the World No 1, this herioc battle was his greatest win of his life. Djokovic's girlfriend was there to cheer the champion.

The tie between Djokovic and Nadal was the longest match in any Grand Slam final.

Djokovic celebrates as Rafael Nadal of Spain (L) packs up after their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.Reuters
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Rafael Nadal of Spain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 30, 2012.Reuters
Djokovic poses with his trophy after defeating Nadal in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 30, 2012.Reuters
Melissa Cook, a teenage Novak Djokovic fan, attended the Australian Open on Sunday night to see her favorite player win and perhaps snag a souvenir t-shirt. However, her freebie was seized by another fan named Yael Rothschild in a video that has gone viral since the incident.Reuters
Djokovic poses with his trophy in the locker room after his men's singles final match against Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open tennis tournament.Reuters
Djokovic celebrates after defeating Rafael Nadal in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis.Reuters