Posted January 27, 2013 on AP on Fox
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JOHN LEICESTER AP Sports Columnist Andy Murray looks like a one-hit wonder. In the Australian Open final, Murray had Novak Djokovic almost dangling on the end of a hook, facing three break points in what proved to be a momentum-shifting game early in the second set. But he couldn't reel in the Serb, who now has six major titles and the top of men's tennis to himself with age slowly blunting Roger Federer's abilities and Rafael Nadal's future clouded by creaky knees. This was Murray's chance to capitalize on his breakthrough year in 2012, when he won his first major title and Olympic gold. Had Murray won again Sunday, Britons could have joked that major titles for British men are like London buses: you wait ages for one and then two come along in quick succession. Murray ruined the punch line. His 7-6 (2),6-7 (3), 3-6, 2-6 loss in Melbourne to Djokovic was gritty but felt like a step back not a step forward. At this stage of his career, Murray needs to...
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