Nearly six hours. That’s the record for the longest match in Grand Slam finals when Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal. I was so tired, the committee to provide seats for both of them while waiting for delivery of the trophy.
Exactly five hours and 53 minutes long road that must be passed Djokovic and Nadal in the final of Australian Open 2012. Through exciting game that runs throughout the set, Djokovic won his fifth Grand Slam title with a victory 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, and 7-5.
‘Malang’ for both, after undergoing a very strenuous game that they are not directly allowed to rest. Shortly after the game thoroughly, and Djokovic to celebrate on the field, live event continues with the delivery of trophies.
Well, it turns out Djokovic and Nadal still had to wait a few minutes before their names are called for given the trophy. There is a kind of ceremony, in which the Principals companies become sponsors and the organizers gave speeches with speeches respectively.
While waiting for the speeches and delivery of trophies, Nadal and Djokovic stay on the infield. This is where both mulain feel how exhausting game that has been undertaken, with the energy drained conditions and local time are shown after midnight.
Djokovic and Nadal looks compact knees, clutching his leg, as a sign of an extremely experienced fatigue. After that, they also make the net a cool place to sit back and try on it. Commentator ESPN, Chris Fowler, even jokingly if they are willing to cut in half the prize of origin immediately given a chance to rest.
Fortunately the committee later realized the suffering experienced by the two players. Two chairs were taken and placed in the middle of the field so that Nadal and Djokovic could sit down and rest. For the record, tennis player trophy sits ahead of the handover is not commonplace, especially in the event of the Grand Slam.
Unfortunately, the seats are late to the field. Because not long after sitting, Nadal immediately summoned to the stage to be in the second championship trophy. And Djokovic also stood for the honor of his rival. Thus quoted from Yahoosports.