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For two sets and seven games, this one was a ballgame.
Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray split two tiebreakers to begin the Australian Open final, then Djokovic won a routine best-of-three-sets match, three and two.
"It's very thrilling," said Djokovic afterward, sounding slightly less than thrilled.
He did not tear off his shirt and exult, as he did a year ago after defeating Rafael Nadal in that epic 5-hour, 53-minute classic, the longest Grand Slam singles final on record.
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