Novak Djokovic outlasts Andy Murray
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Novak Djokovic overcame his breathing problems and fatigue to beat friend Andy Murray 6-3, 3-6, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 7-5 Friday in a nearly five-hour Australian Open semifinal.
Facing second-ranked Rafael Nadal in the final Sunday, he'll try to become only the fifth man since the Open Era started in 1968 to win three straight majors, joining Rod Laver, Pete Sampras, Roger Federer and Nadal.
"I'm extremely delighted to be in the final," Djokovic said. "What can be ...
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