Djokovic overcomes Korda to claim Adelaide title

ADELAIDE - Serbia's top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic has won the Adelaide ATP tournament after defeating young American Sebastian Korda 6-7 (8-10), 7-6 (7-3), 6-4 in the final on Sunday.

In a dress rehearsal for the Australian Open, Djokovic won after over three hours of play, demonstrating that he is ready to fight for a 10th title in Melbourne.

Djokovic claimed his 92nd career title and the final was his first-ever match against the 22-year-old Korda, the son of former Czech tennis player Peter Korda, who won the Australian Open in 1998.

The prize money at the Adelaide tournament was 642,735 dollars.

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