The greats of the tennis world and a total attendance of more than 686,000 fans came to Melbourne Park for the first major tournament of 2012 at the Australian Open.
World No.1 Novak Djokovic faced No. 2 Rafael Nadal in the Mens final, in their third consecutive Grand Slam finals match. On this warm Sunday night at Rod Laver Arena, that dominance continued, but it wouldnt be easy, as the two best players in the world played a five-set marathon into Monday morning in the longest Grand Slam final in history and Djokovic would win his third Australian Open title, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5.
- Running Time: 386 minutes
- Region: 1 (US and Canada)