World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has arrived in Melbourne for the 2015 Australian Open. Djokovic is seeking to win his fifth title in the first Grand Slam tournament of the year.

According to the Herald Sun, Djokovic was joined by his wife Jelena and newborn son Stefan along with the rest of his coaching team. The report said that Djokovic had flown from Doha, where he kicked off his 2015 campaign at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open. Djokovic has reached the quarterfinals in Doha but fell to big-serving Ivo Karlovic, 6-7 (2), 7-6 (6), 6-4.

Before flying to the land Down Under, Djokovic has shared a snap of him with his wife on Facebook. "One thing that makes every human stronger in almost every field of life is love, right," Djokovic captioned his photo. "Heading to Melbourne strong and happy."

Djokovic returns to Melbourne in quest to win his fifth Australian Open trophy. He first won the title in 2008 and became a three-time defending champion from 2011 to 2013. Last year, he lost to ensuing winner Swiss player Stanislas Wawrinka in the quarterfinals.

The draws for both men's and women's bracket will take place on Jan. 16. It is anticipated that Djokovic, who ended his 2014 season strongly as World No. 1 and clinched his second Wimbledon title, will be one of the players on top in the men's bracket.

Aside from other top-ranked players like Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal who are slated to compete in the Grand Slam of the Asia-Pacific, Djokovic admitted in an article by Television New Zealand that young guns such as Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis will be hard matches in his bid for a fifth Australian Open title.

"Nick and Thanasi, they're very talented players," Djokovic said. "I fancy my chances, but I'm sure with the crowd support they'll be very tough opponents."

The 2015 Australian Open officially begins on Jan. 19. Other players who have already arrived in Melbourne are 2008 champion Maria Sharapova and boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov, two-time champion Victoria Azarenka, Canadian rising star Eugenie Bouchard, Andy Murray and Frenchmen Gael Monfils and Gilles Simon.

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