Djokovic tried just about everything against Murray in Wimbledon final; nothing worked

  • Article by: CHRIS LEHOURITES , AP Sports Writer
  • Updated: July 7, 2013 - 2:17 PM
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a return to Andy Murray of Britain during the Men's singles final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Sunday, July 7, 2013.

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LONDON — Novak Djokovic tried drop shots. He tried volleys. He tried just about everything he could think of.

None of it worked.

The 2011 Wimbledon champion had no answers for Andy Murray on Sunday, and no chance of winning his second major of the year in a 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 loss on Centre Court at the All England Club.

Djokovic says "he was getting some incredible shots on the stretch and running down the drop shots. He was all over the court."

Although Djokovic struggled with his serve, he still managed to get up a break in the second and third sets. Both times, Murray broke back, and then broke again.

Overall, Djokovic was 4 for 13 on break points, while the second-seeded Murray finished 7 for 17.

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