January 2013

Djokovic Tops Murray for Three-Peat at Australian Open

January 27, 2013

Novak Djokovic won his fourth Australian Open championship and third in a row Sunday night, defeating Andy Murray 6-7 (2), 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-2 in a grueling final lasting three hours and 40 minutes. Still it was two hours and 13 minutes shorter than Nole’s marathon win over Rafael Nadal in last year’s championship match. […]

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Djokovic Survives Epic Battle with Wawrinka

January 20, 2013

Novak Djokovic’s quest for a three-peat is still alive. But just barely. The two-time defending Australian Open champion rallied from 6-1, 5-2 down to defeat Stanislas Wawrinka 1-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 12-10 in a scintillating fourth-round match Sunday night at Rod Laver Arena. When Djokovic hit a sharply angled backhand past Wawrinka at the […]

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Djokovic Looking for Three-Peat at Australian Open

January 13, 2013

  It’s already mid-summer Down Under and two weeks into the new year. For anyone who follows tennis, that means the Australian Open is about to begin. The Aussie kicks off its two-week run tomorrow at Melbourne Park, where the fans are often raucous and a party atmosphere generally prevails. This year’s men’s tournament features […]

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