iStock/Thinkstock(MELBOURNE, Australia) — Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open Men’s championship on Sunday with a 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 victory over Andy Murray. It’s Djokovic’s eighth career Grand Slam title.
The 27-year-old Djokovic took control of the match in the seventh game of the third set, when Murray lost the tiebreaker on an unforced error. He would close out the set winning eight of the ten points.
“I’m so privilege and honor and grateful to be standing here as a champion here for the fifth time,” Djokovic said on the court, during the trophy presentation.
Djokovic won 136 total points while Murray captured 118 total points.
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