Novak Djokovic blitzes Andy Murray to win French Open
The Serb recovered from the first set to blitz Andy Murray17:16 Sunday 5 June 2016, 17:16 5 Jun 2016
Novak Djokovic produced a clinical display to blitz Andy Murray 3-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in the French Open final to become just the eighth man in history to complete a career Grand Slam.
The top seed and world number one conceded the first set to his Scottish opponent, but produced a magnificent display to win the next three sets on an aggregate score of 18-7.
The Serbian dominated sets two and three and looked to be cruising in the fourth set when he led 5-2, with Murray fading, but the Scot found some extra reserves from within to win the next two sets, with his service and forehand causing problems for his opponent.
A tense finish ensued and after Murray brought it back to deuce, but on match point he netted a backhand handing Djokovic the historic win.
Britain's Andy Murray reacts as he plays Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 5, 2016 in Paris. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
For Murray, the wait goes on for a British winner at the Open since Fred Perry in 1935.
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