Novak Djokovic, Australian Open 2015

Australian Open 2015: Murray and Djokovic roads to the final

Novak Djokovic’ road to the final

Djokovic dropped his serve only once in his first five matches but was pushed to five sets by defending champion Stan Wawrinka in the semies.
If he wins on Sunday he will be the first male player to capture 5 Australian Open titles (one more than Andre Agassi and Roger Federer).

Round Opponent Score
R1 Aljaz Bedene 6-3 6-2 6-4
R2 Andrey Kuznetsov 6-0 6-1 6-4
R3 Fernando Verdasco 7-6 6-3 6-4
R4 Gilles Muller 6-4 7-5 7-5
QF Milos Raonic 7-6 6-4 6-2
SF Stan Wawrinka 7-6 3-6 6-4 4-6 6-0
Andy Murray’s road to the final

Andy Murray - smiling

Serious things started in the fourth round when he faced Grigor Dimitrov. Murray defeated Dimitrov, Aussie sensation Nick Kyrgios and Tomas Berdych to reach his fourth final in Melbourne, his 8th Grand Slam final overall.

Round Opponent Score
R1 Yuki Bhambri 6-3 6-4 7-6
R2 Marinko Matosevic 6-1 6-3 6-2
R3 Joao Sousa 6-1 6-1 7-5
R4 Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-7 6-3 7-5
QF Nick Kyrgios 6-3 7-6 6-3
SF Tomas Berdych 6-7 6-0 6-3 7-5

Novak Djokovic – Andy Murray head to head: 15-8

Born one week apart, Djokovic and Murray have been rivals since the juniors. Novak lead their head to head 15-8, including 4 wins last year. They already met twice in the Australian Open final, in 2011 and 2013, with Djokovic winning both matches. But Andy’s biggest victories of his career came against the Serb, at the US Open in 2012 and Wimbledon in 2013. So, who do you think will win?

Year Tournament Surface Winner Score
2014 Paris Bercy QF Hard Novak Djokovic 7-5 6-2
2014 Beijing SF Hard Novak Djokovic 6-3 6-4
2014 US Open QF Hard Novak Djokovic 7-6 6-7 6-2 6-4
2014 Miami QF Hard Novak Djokovic 7-5 6-3
2013 Wimbledon F Grass Andy Murray 6-4 7-5 6-4
2013 Australian Open F Hard Novak Djokovic 6-7 7-6 6-3 6-2
2012 London Masters RR Hard Novak Djokovic 4-6 6-3 7-5
2012 Shanghai F Hard Novak Djokovic 5-7 7-6 6-3
2012 US Open F Hard Andy Murray 7-6 7-5 2-6 3-6 6-2
2012 London Olympics SF Grass Andy Murray 7-5 7-5
2012 Miami F Hard Novak Djokovic 6-1 7-6
2012 Dubai SF Hard Andy Murray 6-2 7-5
2012 Australian Open SF Hard Novak Djokovic 6-3 3-6 6-7 6-1 7-5
2011 Cincinnati F Hard Andy Murray 6-4 3-0 ret
2011 Rome SF Clay Novak Djokovic 6-1 3-6 7-6
2011 Australian Open F Hard Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-2 6-3
2009 Miami F Hard Andy Murray 6-2 7-5
2008 Cincinnati F Hard Andy Murray 7-6 7-6
2008 Toronto QF Hard Andy Murray 6-3 7-6
2008 Monte Carlo R16 Clay Novak Djokovic 6-0 6-4
2007 Miami SF Hard Novak Djokovic 6-1 6-0
2007 Indian Wells SF Hard Novak Djokovic 6-2 6-3
2007 Madrid R16 Hard Novak Djokovic 1-6 7-5 6-3

Who will win the 2015 Australian Open?

  • Novak Djokovic (34%, 58 Votes)
  • Roger Federer (32%, 56 Votes)
  • Rafael Nadal (14%, 24 Votes)
  • Andy Murray (6%, 11 Votes)
  • Kei Nishikori (3%, 6 Votes)
  • Tomas Berdych (3%, 5 Votes)
  • Other (3%, 5 Votes)
  • Stan Wawrinka (2%, 4 Votes)
  • Milos Raonic (2%, 4 Votes)
  • Marin Cilic (0%, 0 Votes)
  • David Ferrer (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 173

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