A look at what happened Sunday at the Australian Open

 
 
Posted1/28/2018 7:00 AM
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  • Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, wipes tears from his eyes after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic, left, in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018.

    Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, wipes tears from his eyes after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic, left, in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. Associated Press

  • Switzerland's Roger Federer holds his trophy aloft after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018.

    Switzerland's Roger Federer holds his trophy aloft after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- A glance at the Australian Open:

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SUNDAY's WEATHER

Hot, humid and sunny, high of 38 Celsius (100 Fahrenheit).

Organizers enacted the tournament heat policy, playing the mixed doubles and men's singles finals under a closed roof on Rod Laver Arena.

SUNDAY'S RESULTS

Final: No. 2 Roger Federer beat No. 6 Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

Mixed Doubles Final: Gabriela Dabrowski and Mate Pavic beat Rohan Bopanna and Timea Babos 2-6, 6-4, 11-9.

STAT OF THE DAY

20 - Federer becomes the first man to win 20 Grand Slam singles titles.

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"Winning is an absolute dream come true - the fairytale continues for us, for me, after the great year I had last year, its' incredible." Federer of his career resurgence since winning the 2017 Australian title. After going more than four years without winning a major, he has now won three of the last five.

TOURNAMENT ATTENDANCE: 743,667.

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