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Novak Djokovic vs Andy Murray Finals ATP Qatar Open Live Updates

World No. 1 Andy Murray will take on archrival and No. 2 Novak Djokovic at the ATP Qatar Open Final.
Updated: 08 January 2017 00:26 IST - Published: 07 January 2017 20:02 IST
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And here's an interesting point - if Novak wins the Australian Open title, and Murray does not progress beyond the semi-finals, we could see Djokovic return to World No. 1.
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Not much separating the field now - some wonderful shotmaking and commitment from both former and current World No. 1 
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And after two hours and fifty-four minutes, Novak Djokovic holds on to win 6-3,5-7,6-4, sealing the deal with a sweet forehand winner.
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Andy Murray trails 4-5, and Novak Djokovic will return to serve for the match.
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That was a bit of a random return from Djokovic, who was looking to shorten the point there. It goes way long, and although he's followed that up with a strong winner, Murray wins the game.
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And Djokovic HOLDS! Back over to Murray, who has to serve to stay in the match..
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Novak Djokovic leads 4-3 and is up a break of serve in the decider.
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Djokovic is wincing in pain, but he's mounted a fight back and a half! Some serious fight from both players, and Novak Djokovic breaks to love! 
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Seriously, though, Novak Djokovic has been grimacing quite a lot. Looks like there's quite a bit of pain and cramping going on there.
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No breaks of serve just yet and Murray's up 3-2. What a match this has been already! 
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Murray loses that game as Djokovic levels at two games all in the deciding set - but his level of commitment is unparalleled. The Scot approaches the net for a shot most players would have given up on - and very nearly makes it! 
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At this point, it's all a battle of nerves.
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Andy Murray 2 - 1 Novak Djokovic.
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And Murray holds right back. There's some excitement going on in this game! 
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Novak Djokovic, now in grey t-shirt, holds serve in convincing fashion. 1-1.
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And now for a random tennis player fashion update...
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Novak Djokovic 6-3, 5-7, 0-1 Andy Murray
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Andy Murray wins the first game in the third set on serve. 
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There'll now be a deciding set. Forced by Murray from three championship points down. He's certainly living up to the title of Sir...
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And that's the news tennis fans will love - Andy Murray, down three championship points, wins the second set 7-5.
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Murray's last break means he has gone 112 matches at a stretch having broken his opponent's serve. Not bad at all, eh?
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Well well well... Who called this? Murray's in this and could well force a third set at this rate. He leads 6-5.
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