As of July 2013, this year’s Australian Open stands as Djokovic’s last Grand Slam title. He also made appearances in last year’s U.S. Open final and this year’s Wimbledon final (both losses to an ever-improving Murray), but the Australian heat is where he’s proven his dominance the past three years running (with four titles in total). Interestingly enough, Djokovic was nearly dispatched in the Round of 16 of the tourney, barely escaping with a win over dark horse Stanislas Wawrinka (No. 15) 1–6, 7–5, 6–4, 6–7 (5–7), 12–10. But Djokovic eventually defeated Murray in the final 6–7 (2–7), 7–6 (7–3), 6–3, 6–2 to grab his sixth Grand Slam victory.
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