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Novak Djokovic wins record fifth Australian Open title, eighth major
Novak Djokovic wins record fifth Australian Open title, eighth major

Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park by beating the Scotsman, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0, in the final Sunday. Murray has now been a losing finalist four times here, losing twice previously to Djokovic in 2011 and 2013 and to Roger Federer in 2010. Djokovic is a perfect five for five in Australian Open finals and has eight Grand Slam singles titles. Djokovic swung momentum in a close match with a service break in the eighth game of the third set, winning four straight points. When he took a 4-0 lead in the last set, he smacked his fist hard against his chest in celebration. At the end of the match, Djokovic threw...

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