Novak Djokovic is back at the Australian Open. The Serbian champion engaged in teh challenge against the Spanish Carballes Baena in the first round of the Slam, entered the court and received a real ovation from the Australian crowd, who paid homage to him by virtue of the story he wrote in the last few 16 years.
9 titles in Melbourne make him the most successful tennis player ever in this Major.
Melbourne crowd welcomes Novak Djokovic: here's what happened
Disagreements therefore overcome, as the tournament director Craig Tiley hoped, who in recent weeks had encouraged the crowdin the stands not to boo him and distract him, after the events that occurred last year, which saw the Belgrade champion expelled from the event for the decision not to get vaccinated against the Coronavirus.
You can watch the tribute for the Serbian star 21 times Grand Slam champion by the Australian crowd: