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Novak Djokovic Defeats Andy Murray, Wins 6th Australian Open Title

Djokovic beat Murray in straight sets to capture his sixth overall Australian Open title, tying with tennis great Roy Emerson for the most in history.

By Matt Moreno | January 31, 2016

Novak Djokovic has finished off another impressive run through the Australian Open, beating Andy Murray in straight sets. 

It was a strong performance for Djokovic who showed why he's the No. 1 player in the world. Djokovic beat Murray in three sets — 6-1, 7-5, 7-6. 

It's been rough going for the world's second-ranked player, Murray, versus his top-ranked counterpart. This win gives Djokovic a 22-9 record over Murray with wins in 11 of the last 12 matchups.

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This is Djokovic's sixth overall Australian Open championship and his fifth in six years. The Serb's sixth title ties him with tennis great Roy Emerson for the most Australian Open victories in history. 

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