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.
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?