Djokovic Still On Top Down Under


Was it all because of the feather?


After a riveting first two sets that saw both players impenetrable on serve and with both stanzas culminating in tiebreakers, Novak Djokovic cruised to an anticlimactic victory over Andy Murray in the Australian Open final today by the scores of 6-7(2), 7-6(3), 6-3, 6-2.



After what looked to be another five or six hour affair, especially after the first two sets elapsed two and a quarter hours, the match rushed to its inevitable conclusion the last two sets.


The turning point in the match came with Murray serving at 2-2 in the second set tiebreaker.  Up to this time Murray was playing with a relaxed confidence that had the Scot on the cusp of taking a two-sets-to...

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