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Serbia’s Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal to win thrilling Australian open – photos

by | 29th, January 2012

TENNIS. Who knew is was so utterly enthralling, uplifting and mesmeric? It’s not about clubby HRT-addled men and women in blazers screaming “Come on Tim!” or Scottish patriots clenching for Andy Murray. It’s about sport.

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal 5-7 6-4 6-2 6-7 7-5 to win the 2012 Australian Open in a game blessed with skills, vim, desire and oodles of charisma. Did you see the entire 5hr 53mins? If you did, you missed nothing outside or on the other channels. The weather was cold, as it typically is in a British winter. EastEnders was shouty and depressing on BBC1. Dickinson’s Real Deal was neither real nor a big deal on ITV. Hollyoaks on

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