The win was Djokovic’s third within an Australian Open final over Murray, getting formerly bested him within the last round within 2011 and 2013. Murray, 27, beat Djokovic, who’s 1 week more youthful than Murray, within the finals from the U . s . States Open this year and Wimbledon in 2013.
Djokovic, who formerly won in Melbourne in 2008, 2011, 2012, and 2013, enhanced to five- in Australian Open finals using the victory. Murray’s record in finals here dropped to -4.
The title is Djokovic’s eighth Grand Slam title overall, which ties him for eighth among men’s gamers using the other eight-time those who win: Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry, and Ken Rosewall.
It’s the second major title that Djokovic has won with Boris Becker as his coach. Becker, a six-time Grand Slam champion, won two times in Melbourne like a player, in 1991 and 1996.
MELBOURNE, Australia — Top-seeded Novak Djokovic won his Open era-record fifth Australian Open title Sunday evening, beating sixth-seeded Andy Murray, 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-, within the final.