Novak Djokovic: Why the Australian Open champion went home 'barefoot' after final!

Novak Djokovic: Why the Australian Open champion went home 'barefoot' after final!

Djoker left for home barefoot after obliging the fans by giving his shoes.

Novak Djokovic: World No. 1 fears only karma in Grand Slam history quest

Novak Djokovic: World No. 1 fears only karma in Grand Slam history quest

Not only has Djokovic become the first man in nearly 50 years to win six Australian titles, he has also established himself as a class apart from his main rivals: Murray, Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Australian Open 2016: Novak Djokovic vs Andy Murray – WATCH COMPLETE HIGHLIGHTS

Australian Open 2016: Novak Djokovic vs Andy Murray – WATCH COMPLETE HIGHLIGHTS

Djokovic took just under three hours to claim his 11th Grand Slam title with which he also equaled Aussie legend Roy Emerson's record haul of six titles at Rod Laver Arena.

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray to equal Roy Emerson's record of six titles

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray to equal Roy Emerson's record of six titles

Djokovic took just under three hours to claim his 11th Grand Slam title and join Rod Laver and Bjorn Borg on the all-time list - and inch closer to Roger Federer's record of 17.

Australian Open, Men's Final: Novak Djokovic vs Andy Murray - As it happened...

Australian Open, Men's Final: Novak Djokovic vs Andy Murray - As it happened...

Follow live score and latest updates as we bring you minute-by-minute coverage of the grand finale.

Plaudits for gracious Serena Williams after Australian Open defeat to Angelique Kerber

Plaudits for gracious Serena Williams after Australian Open defeat to Angelique Kerber

If I couldn`t win, I`m happy she did, Serena said after the match.

Andy Murray defuses big serving Milos Raonic, sets up third Australian Open final with Novak Djokovic

Andy Murray defuses big serving Milos Raonic, sets up third Australian Open final with Novak Djokovic

Murray and Djokovic have previously played the Australian Open final three times, in 2011, 2013 and 2015; each time the Serbian getting better of the Scot.

Five interesting facts ahead of Serena Williams' historic Australian Open final appearance

Five interesting facts ahead of Serena Williams' historic Australian Open final appearance

The 34-year-old believes her game is now on another level.

Playing over 100 matches with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal made me a better player: Novak Djokovic

Playing over 100 matches with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal made me a better player: Novak Djokovic

The Serb, who has often praised Federer and Rafael Nadal, once again credited both the legends for his success.

Indian cricketers spend good time watching Djokovic-Federer semi-final match in Melbourne

Indian cricketers spend good time watching Djokovic-Federer semi-final match in Melbourne

World No.1 Djokovic produced an out of the world performance to dismantle the 17-time Grand Slam champion in front of packed crowd.

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic advances into another final with comprehensive win over Roger Federer

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic advances into another final with comprehensive win over Roger Federer

Djokovic is now looking to match Roy Emerson's all-time record of six Australian Open titles.

Australian Open, Day 11: As it happened...

Hello and welcome to our Live Updates from Day 11 of the Australian Open 2016. It's a huge day for the tennis fans, as in one of the most anticipated contests, 17-tim major champion Roger Federer will take on World No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the first men's semifinal.

Australian Open: Unplayable Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis pair enters 3rd successive Grand Slam final

Australian Open: Unplayable Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis pair enters 3rd successive Grand Slam final


The Indian tennis ace and her partner Martina Hingis beat Julia Goerges and Karolina Pliskova in straight sets at Rod Laver Arena to enter their third successive doubles Grand Slam final.

Australian Open, Day 10: As it happened...

Welcome to our live tennis blog for Day 10 of the Australian Open in Melbourne. Follow all the latest results and updates, as we bring to you complete coverage of the year's first major.

Andy Murray's father-in-law Nigel Sears collapses at Australian Open

Andy Murray's father-in-law Nigel Sears collapses at Australian Open

The chair umpire was forced to suspend Ivanovic's match against American Madison Keys for about an hour before resuming.

Australian Open, Day 4: As it happened...

Hello and welcome to Live Updates from Day 4 of the Australian Open 2016.

VIDEO: Ana Ivanovic says every opponent, match is tough at Australian open

VIDEO: Ana Ivanovic says every opponent, match is tough at Australian open

Women's tennis sensation Ana Ivanovic progressed through to the next round of the Australian Open after beating Anastasija Sevastova 6-3, 6-3 in straight sets.

WATCH FULL HIGHLIGHTS: How Rafael Nadal was stunned by Fernando Verdasco at Australian Open

WATCH FULL HIGHLIGHTS: How Rafael Nadal was stunned by Fernando Verdasco at Australian Open

Nadal, who hasn't been in the best of form in the last few years, was once again knocked out early in a Grand Slam.

Australian Open 2016: Novak Djokovic starts as favourite after incredible 2015

After a gap of few months, we are back again to the first Grand Slam of the year. Unlike women's tennis, there's not much unpredictability in the men's section when it comes to majors.