Djokovic wins eighth Australian Open: Social media reacts

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Novak Djokovic secured the eighth Australian Open of his career and 17th Grand Slam title after beating Dominic Thiem in five sets on Sunday night.

It wasn’t vintage Djokovic by any means, but the Serbian found a way without playing his best to subdue Thiem’s powerful baseline game and emerge triumphant with a record-extending eighth Australian Open crown.

Djokovic also returned to World No. 1 courtesy of his triumph, giving himself an opportunity to break the all-time weeks at No. 1 record this year, which his currently held by Roger Federer.

Social media of course erupted after Djokovic claimed the title – check out the best reactions below!