There was no surprise, no celebration, no look of disbelief. Andy Murray had just beaten Roger Federer at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time, and it all seemed so…normal.
In Melbourne Friday evening, Murray confirmed the new order in tennis, with Novak Djokovic at the top, Murray close behind and Federer, who will turn 32 this year, and the injured Rafael Nadal several steps behind—and struggling to keep up. Murray can move even closer to the top if he defeats Djokovic, the world's No. 1 player, in Sunday's Australian Open final. (ESPN, 3 a.m. ET)