Novak Djokovic validates top ranking
It was an odd but gratifying season in men's tennis.
Ten months ago, Novak Djokovic won a spectacular, nearly six-hour Australian Open final for his third consecutive Grand Slam title, then fell just short of a fourth at Roland Garros. He reached three of the four major finals and finishes as the No. 1-ranked player for the second straight year. And yet, you can make a plausible case that Roger Federer and Andy Murray were nearly as impressive in 2012.
Federer, at the age ...
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