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Djokovic pounces to claim Melbourne three-peat

Former tennis player Andre Agassi of the U.S. looks on as Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after he defeated Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Former tennis player Andre Agassi of the U.S. looks on as Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after he defeated Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in...more

Former tennis player Andre Agassi of the U.S. looks on as Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after he defeated Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia (L) poses with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup with runner-up Andy Murray of Britain after their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia (L) poses with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup with runner-up Andy Murray of Britain after their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia (L) poses with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup with runner-up Andy Murray of Britain after their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia (R) holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia (R) holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia (R) holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. Djokovic became the first man to win three successive Australian Open titles in the professional era. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. Djokovic became the first man to win three successive Australian Open...more

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. Djokovic became the first man to win three successive Australian Open titles in the professional era. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating Andy Murray of Britain in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia (R) shakes hands with Andy Murray of Britain after defeating him in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Novak Djokovic of Serbia (R) shakes hands with Andy Murray of Britain after defeating him in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Novak Djokovic of Serbia (R) shakes hands with Andy Murray of Britain after defeating him in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne
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Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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Andy Murray of Britain walks past Novak Djokovic of Serbia during a break in play in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Andy Murray of Britain walks past Novak Djokovic of Serbia during a break in play in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Andy Murray of Britain walks past Novak Djokovic of Serbia during a break in play in their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne
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Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return to Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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Andy Murray of Britain reacts during his men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Andy Murray of Britain reacts during his men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Andy Murray of Britain reacts during his men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles final match against Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles final match against Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts during his men's singles final match against Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia (L) and Andy Murray of Britain pose before their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Novak Djokovic of Serbia (L) and Andy Murray of Britain pose before their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Novak Djokovic of Serbia (L) and Andy Murray of Britain pose before their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne
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Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to Novak Djokovic of Serbia during their men's singles final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray
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Former U.S. tennis player Andre Agassi (R) watches the men's singles final match between Andy Murray of Britain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Former U.S. tennis player Andre Agassi (R) watches the men's singles final match between Andy Murray of Britain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Former U.S. tennis player Andre Agassi (R) watches the men's singles final match between Andy Murray of Britain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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Fans of Andy Murray of Britain cheer during his men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Fans of Andy Murray of Britain cheer during his men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Fans of Andy Murray of Britain cheer during his men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz
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Fans display national flags before the men's singles final match between Andy Murray of Britain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Fans display national flags before the men's singles final match between Andy Murray of Britain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Fans display national flags before the men's singles final match between Andy Murray of Britain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and her boyfriend Redfoo attend the men's singles final match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and her boyfriend Redfoo attend the men's singles final match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and her boyfriend Redfoo attend the men's singles final match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray
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Kim Sears, girlfriend of Andy Murray of Britain, attends his men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Kim Sears, girlfriend of Andy Murray of Britain, attends his men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Kim Sears, girlfriend of Andy Murray of Britain, attends his men's singles final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Scottish fan Martin Gordon holds his six-week-old son Coen before the men's singles final match between Andy Murray of Britain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Scottish fan Martin Gordon holds his six-week-old son Coen before the men's singles final match between Andy Murray of Britain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Scottish fan Martin Gordon holds his six-week-old son Coen before the men's singles final match between Andy Murray of Britain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Actor Geoffrey Rush attends the men's singles final match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Actor Geoffrey Rush attends the men's singles final match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Actor Geoffrey Rush attends the men's singles final match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne
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Former tennis player Andre Agassi of the U.S. carries out the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup before the men's singles final match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Former tennis player Andre Agassi of the U.S. carries out the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup before the men's singles final match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January...more

Former tennis player Andre Agassi of the U.S. carries out the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup before the men's singles final match between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray
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Guests in the player's box of Novak Djokovic of Serbia applaud during his men's singles final match against Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Guests in the player's box of Novak Djokovic of Serbia applaud during his men's singles final match against Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne

Guests in the player's box of Novak Djokovic of Serbia applaud during his men's singles final match against Andy Murray of Britain at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 27, 2013. REUTERS/Tim Wimborne
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