Virtual Unknown Wins the Men's Title at The Australian Open

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- The man who knocked off Roger
Federer in the Australian Open last week has gone on to win the
title today.
Novak Djokovic fended off unseeded
Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6, to
earn his first ever Grand Slam title.
With his victory, number-three-ranked Djokovic breaks a sequence
of 11 straight majors won by either Federer or Rafael Nadal since
Marat Safin's triumph at the 2005 Australian
championship.
Djokovic had not lost a set in six matches leading up to the
final, including his semifinal win over two-time defending champion
Federer.


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