Andy Murray vs Novak Djokovic - as it happened: Murray defeated in Australian Open final

Follow game-by-game coverage as the British No 1 takes on the world No 1 in Melbourne

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Hello and welcome to our live game-by-game coverage of today's Australian Open men's singles final between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic.

  • The match in Melbourne is set to get under way at 8.30am.
  • Murray is taking part in his fourth Australian Open final. He is yet to win one.
  • Djokovic is bidding for his fifth title in Melbourne.
  • Djokovic holds a 15-8 record over Murray.
  • However Murray's two grand slam wins to date came in finals against Djokovic.
  • Murray ranked 6 in the world, Djokovic 1
  • Murray beat Tomas Berdych over four sets in his semi-final on Thursday
  • Djokovic played a day later and beat defending champion Stanislas Wawrinka over five sets



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