Roger Federer has burst into tears in a touching victory speech after winning the Australian Open.
The World No.2 appeared on the verge of tears throughout his acceptance speech, before finally breaking down as he thanked his family.
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"I love you guys, thank you," he said, letting the tears flow before planting a kiss on the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup.
The Rod Laver Arena crowd gave the Swiss legend an incredible standing ovation as he wept tears of joy.
And the man whom the stadium is named after had a hilarious reaction to Federer's tears.
As the Swiss Maestro was breaking down, Rod Laver was seen capturing the wonderful moments on his phone!
Federer also paid tribute to opponent Marin Cilic, as well as the Australian people, after an incredible five-setter.
"This is a dream come true, the fairytale continues for me," he said.
"After the great year last year, it’s incredible. I would like to thank Marin another great tournament, congratulations on world number three.
"That's a hell of an achievement and I wish you all the best. Keep doing what you are doing and you will achieve more.
"It has been a long journey but very much worthwhile. We had the best time as a family and as a team. So thank you very much for just making it so special.
"Like Marin said, you guys are unbelievable as a country and people."
Speaking to Jim Courier and Hamish McLachlan after the match, Federer opened up about the rare display of emotion.
I just Love a man that cries!!@AustralianOpen @rogerfederer— rennae stubbs (@rennaestubbs) January 28, 2018
Rare display of emotion from Roger Federer, who is now openly crying as the whole of RLA roars in approval. SCENES. Not a dry eye in Federer's box #AusOpen— Nick McCarvel (@NickMcCarvel) January 28, 2018
Roger Federer is crying. Everyone is crying. Rod Laver is trying to record it all on his phone. #AusOpen— Paul Dawkins (@Paul__Dawkins) January 28, 2018
The most emotional we have seen Federer in years tbh— José Morgado (@josemorgado) January 28, 2018
He was so close to making it through the speech without crying! I’m crying now too 😭😭😭— Genie Bouchard (@geniebouchard) January 28, 2018
Oh Lord. I can deal with just about anything but Roger Federer in tears is like watching Bambi all over again and discovering what happens to Mother Bambi. 😭— Melinda Farrell (@melindafarrell) January 28, 2018
“I was just so relieved when everything was said and done — I think I felt the same way tonight. That is why I couldn’t speak, it was terrible,” he said.
Federer is suddenly within sight of the grand slam title record after entering uncharted waters with a historic sixth Australian Open triumph.
The insatiable Swiss became the first man ever to capture 20 grand slam singles crowns with a fighting 6-2 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 3-6-1 victory over Marin Cilic in Sunday night's championship decider at Melbourne Park.