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MELBOURNE - Novak Djokovic wore down Andy Murray in a gruelling four-set final to clinch the professional era's first hat-trick of Australian Open titles in attritional style on Sunday. 

Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the trophy after winning the men's singles final on day 14 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 27, 2013. He beat Murray in a gruelling four-set final to clinch a hat-trick of Australian Open titles

The Serbian world number one lost the opening set in a tiebreaker but got progressively stronger to dominate the suffering Murray and win 6-7 (2/7), 7-6 (7/3), 6-3, 6-2 in 3hr 40min.

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