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.
You'd be forgiven if you thought this was an early-round mismatch. Novak Djokovic blitzed his way past David Ferrer and back to the Aussie final.
Nothing cures a marathon hangover like an ice bath and rest. Just ask Novak Djokovic.
Stanislas Wawrinka played brilliant tennis for five hours in front of a full house. If only his opponent wasn't Novak Djokovic.
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.
Sure, Roger Federer owns an unblemished 12-0 record against Robin Soderling. But at some point the shutout will end -- right?
RG stands for Roland Garros. But it also stands for Robby Ginepri, the last American man standing in the French Open draw.
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?
One coach isn't always enough. Just ask Novak Djokovic, who sought outside counsel to help him maximize his talent.
He's got the game, the attitude and the confidence. Novak Djokovic poses the most serious threat to Rafael Nadal's dynasty.
The Aussie Open sets sail several questions and few answers for Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, writes Bonnie D. Ford.
Novak Djokovic and Andy Roddick have starkly different contrasts on where they see themselves among the game's hierarchy. But one thing is for sure: Both remain resolute in winning more Slams.
From Novak Djokovic's WWE lashing to Roger Federer's creepy cult ritual, the 2008 tennis season had wild and wacky moments aplenty. And that Nadal guy -- he did a few things, too.
Exuding the same dominance we've become accustomed to, Roger Federer disposed of Novak Djokovic in four sets on Saturday at the U.S. Open. Now he merely awaits an opponent.
Novak Djokovic won't have many allies when he limps, er, walks into a hostile Arthur Ashe Stadium on Thursday night versus a suddenly rejuvenated and confident Andy Roddick.