We’ve also just heard from the 2024 Australian Open champion Jannik Sinner.
He starts by congratulating his opponent: “Daniil I want to congratulate you and your team for an amazing tournment again. We have played so many finals together already, but every match I find something where I can improve and you make me a much, much better player.
“I hope you can also lift this trophy here, I am sure that you can do that”.
Sinner also thanked his family for the support that they have shown him.
“My parents always let me choose whatever I wanted to, even when I was younger.
“They never put pressure on me and I wish this freedom is as possible for as many young kids as it can be”.
The Italian also reminded the Australian fans of why he loves visiting Melbourne at this time of year.
“In Europe there is snow and where my parents are it is minus 20 degrees celsius, so it is better running in the sun here!”
TJannik Sinner celebrates with the trophy [Edgar Su/Reuters]