Today,player Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray 6–1, 7–5, 7–6 in the final to win the event for the sixth time. Murray has lost five Australian Open finals, facing Djokovic in all but one of them.
Djokovic dominated the first set, winning 6–1 in just half an hour. He served sevenin total in the match. Murray fought back in the second set, which went up to twelve games lasting for 80 minutes. It was the longest set and Murray had nine aces, twelve in total for the match. Djokovic had 41 , compared to Murray’s 65.
The third set lasted for 63 minutes and at 6–6 it went to a tie breaker, which Djokovic won 7–3, to win the eleventh Grand Slam title of his career.
Djokovic has now equalled the record ofwinning six Australian Opens. Djokovic after the match said “Andy you are a great champion and friend. I’m sure you’ll have more opportunities to fight for this trophy”. Murray congratulated Djokovic, saying “I feel like I’ve been here before. Congrats Novak. Six Australian Opens is an incredible feat. The last year has been incredible. Good job.” He also left a message for his wife , “I’ll be on the next flight home.” The couple is expecting a baby.
Yesterday,, Andy Murray’s elder brother, won the Australian Open Men’s doubles with . Andy Murray was there in the audience, recording his brother’s speech. To which Jamie said “Andy, you should be in bed!”
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