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Djokovic wins 5th Australian Open title, denies Murray a 1st

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Djokovic wins 5th Australian Open title, denies Murray a 1st
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 01: Novak Djokovic of Serbia holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup, and Andy Murray of Great Britain holds the runner up plater after Novak Djokovic won their men's final match during day 14 of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on February 1, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 01: Andy Murray of Great Britain looks on after losing in his men's final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during day 14 of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on February 1, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Patrick Scala/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 01: Andy Murray of Great Britain holds the runner up plate after losing in his men's final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during day 14 of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on February 1, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 01: Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Great Britain at the net after Novak Djokovic won their men's final match during day 14 of the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on February 1, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and extended Andy Murray's misery at Melbourne Park by beating the Scotsman 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in the final Sunday.

Djokovic broke open a close match with a service break in the eighth game of the third set, winning four straight points. When he took a 4-0 lead in the final set, he smacked his fist hard against his chest in celebration.

Murray has now been runner-up four times here, losing twice previously to Djokovic in 2011 and 2013 and to Roger Federer in 2010.

Djokovic is a perfect 5-for-5 in Australian Open finals.

The second set was delayed for about five minutes after the seventh game when a court invader protesting Australia's refugee policies was removed by security.

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