Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal kickstart their 2023 campaigns this week in Adelaide and Sydney respectively, with the famous person veterans and nice rivals eyeing up but extra Australian Open glory.
With the pair sharing 43 Grand Slam titles between them — Djokovic has 21 and Nadal 22 — the scene is about for an epic showdown at Melbourne Park in January.
Nadal is the defending Australian Open champion and Djokovic is a nine-time winner.
Djokovic returns Down Underneath for the primary time since being sensationally detained after which deported forward of the 2022 Australian Open due to his refusal to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
He begins his bid for an unbelievable tenth Australian…