His 18th Slam was an achievement celebrated throughout the sport. (Getty)

Novak Djokovic's mountain of Grand Slam trophies continues to grow, with his 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 win over Daniil Medvedev giving him his ninth Australian Open title and 18th major championship in total. 

It was an achievement celebrated throughout the sport, including by fellow players ... 

Tennis legends ...

Analysts ...

And his legions of fans: 

Djokovic's status as an all-time great was never in doubt, but sitting just two Slams behind Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, he has the potential to severely shake up the debate this year for the most accomplished men's player of all time.