'Dominance Ratio' May Not Help Djokovic

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Novak Djokovic, two matches after being pushed to the limit by Stanislas Wawrinka in a five-set thriller, looked unbeatable in the first Australian Open men’s semifinal on Thursday. He lost just five games and didn’t face a break point against fourth-seeded David Ferrer, winning 6-2, 6-2, 6-1. It was a thoroughly dominating performance, by one measure the most dominant match in a Grand Slam semifinal or final in at least 22 years. But it may not have told us much about his chances of winning this title for the third straight time.

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