Fabulous Federer wins Australian Open

Updated: 01 February 2010 18:29 IST

Roger Federer defeated Andy Murray of Britain in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (13-11) to win the 16th Grand Slam title of his career.

Melbourne: Roger Federer defeated Andy Murray of Britain in straight sets to win the 16th Grand Slam title of his career.

The 'Fed-Express' rallied on to win the first two sets with relative ease. He, however, was up against a more confident Murray in the third. Murray broke Federer in no time and held serve to take a 5-2 lead. The Swiss champion had other things on his mind. He broke back to level 5-5 and later took it to the tie-breaker.

Fededer deprived Murray of four set points to win his fourth Australian Open title in the tie breaker, 13-11.
Topics : Tennis
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