No one gave an inch for more than two hours until Novak Djokovic took advantage of Andy Murray's vulnerability and snagged another Australian Open title.
Andy Murray was never able to punch through the wall known as Roger Federer at a Slam -- until now.
Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro fought and fought and fought all the way into the record books. But only the Swiss has a chance for gold.
Is Roger Federer out of gas as the tour rolls into London for the year-ending ATP World Tour Finals? And if Fed can't get stoked to secure the No. 1 ranking, who might burst through the door he leaves open?
Americans Taylor Dent and Melanie Oudin are making hearts go boom. But they aren't the only compelling stories in Week 1 of the U.S. Open.
Evolving from an undisciplined, gaunt teenager to a bulked-up, mentally stalwart star, Andy Murray has every reason to feel good about his chances versus Roger Federer in the U.S. Open final Monday.
With Tim Henman's pending retirement, Andy Murray will be shouldering the tennis load for Great Britain in the coming years. And that's OK with Murray, writes Bonnie D. Ford.