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Novak Djokovic reaches Australian Open final against Andy Murray
Novak Djokovic reaches Australian Open final against Andy Murray

Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Australian Open final with a five-set win over defending champion Stan Wawrinka that fell flat compared with their previous encounters at Melbourne Park. The top-ranked Djokovic finished over the top of Wawrinka in a seesawing 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 victory on Friday night to set up a final against long-time friend and rival Andy Murray, a player he has beaten twice in the championship match in Australia. Djokovic has a 100% winning record in finals at Melbourne Park, claiming his first Grand Slam title here in 2008 and winning three consecutive years from 2011 before his run was ended in the quarterfinals last year by Wawrinka. “As it was...

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