Sunday, January 27, 2013
Australian Open Glance
MELBOURNE, Australia -- A look at the final day of the Australian Open on Sunday:
WEATHER: Mostly sunny, high of 75 degrees.
ATTENDANCE: Single twilight/night session: 25,061. Total tournament attendance, 684,457.
WINNERS: Men's final: No. 1 Novak Djokovic. Mixed doubles final: Wild cards Jarmila Gajdosova and Matthew Ebden, Australia.
LOSERS: Men's final: No. 3 Andy Murray. Mixed doubles final: Lucie Hradecka and Frantisek Cermak, Czech Republic.
STAT OF THE DAY: 3: number of consecutive Australian Open wins by Djokovic, a record since the Open era began in 1968.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I love this court" -- Djokovic, on his success at Rod Laver Arena.