After a 6 month break from tennis, Roger Federer of Switzerland returned to tennis and the Grand Slam stage in Australia. The former number 1 dropped in rankings the past few months and was ranked number 17 in the world going into the Australian Open. At age 35, he proved that age is only number when he made it all the way to the final to face his long time rival Rafael Nadal of Spain. The epic 5 set match last 3 hours and 35 minutes. This win marks his 18th Grand Slam win, making him have the most Grand Slam win of any male player in tennis history. Pete Sampras (USA) and Rafael Nadal (Spain) trail him with each having 14. Federer winning this match proves that he is the GOAT of men’s tennis.