Novak Djokovic said he would be "lying" if overhauling Roger Federer's mark of 20 Grand Slam titles was not on his mind, but added on Saturday that it would be a great challenge to get there, especially with the sport's widely hyped young generation stepping up.
The Championship trophy was handed over to Djokovic by H.E. Major General Mohamad Khalfan Al Romaithi, Chairman of the General Authority of Sports.
Anderson had the better start into the match, broke Djokovic in the ninth game and served the opening set out in the following.
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He made his comeback at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi on Friday, but withdrew from his third-place play-off match to ensure he didn't push his body too far too soon.
The South African won the first set 6-4, but the 14-time grand slam champion came from behind and took the 2nd 7-5.
Motivated to overpower a great rival and defend the title, Anderson fought great in the final set, rattling off one good hold after another and creating a break point at 1-1 that could have been crucial. A forehand victor and two aces the first on his second serve, was enough for the world number six, Anderson to win his next service game. He saved three match points to tie the game at five games apiece.
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Australia had resumed on the rain-delayed final day of play in a hopeless position at 258-8, requiring 141 runs to win. With his career-best figures of 6-33, the fast bowler from Gujarat helped India bowl Australia out for just 151 runs.
"I take a lot of positives from this match, Anderson is one of the best players in the world and has been playing with a high level of consistency", Djokovic said in his post-match interview. Anderson was pumped from the beginning and he got me fired up as well.
"I really tried to simulate match conditions as much as I could and, in the end, I didn't create enough opportunities on his serve. We had some nice and exciting rallies with powerful shots", said Khachanov, who will start the 2019 ATP-Tour in Doha next week.
"OK, I played against Dominic twice and once against Novak", he said of his schedule. "If you play bad, even if you are 11 or 35 you will not go deep you know. Today's match is a step forward for me, that's the main thing".
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As a fan, I salute that change.' Djokovic also spoke about his current shape: 'I am playing good tennis in last six months.