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Djokovic Wins Men’s Australian Open Title

Novak Djokovic won his second Australian Open men’s tennis championship, on Sunday, defeating Andy Murray, in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2, 6-3. the Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com, has the story, below.

(Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup in the press conference following his win in the men’s final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain during day fourteen of the 2011 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 30, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia.

Courtesy—AP/espn.com

Novak Djokovic hit passing shots and looping lobs with equal perfection to overwhelm Andy Murray 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 Sunday, winning his second Australian Open title and extending Britain’s near 75-year drought in men’s Grand Slam singles.

Djokovic’s 2008 Australian title is his other Grand Slam victory. Murray has lost three Grand Slam finals, also falling to Roger Federer in the 2008 U.S. Open and 2010 Australian Open.

http://sports.espn.go.com/sports/tennis/aus11/news/story?id=6072590

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