DJOKOVIC v MURRAY Australian Open 2016 Live Streaming HD
Serena Williams has lost in a shock upset at the Australian Open final to Angelique Kerber - who was playing in her first ever Grand Slam final. The German, 28, broke the defending champion to win the third set of the tense match 6-4 - the first time Williams has ever been defeated in the deciding set of a Grand Slam final.
Kerber rose to the occasion to become the first German to win a Grand Slam singles title this century and she immediately dropped to the floor in tears after winning the match-point.
Her win means her 'hero' Steffi Graf's record of 22 titles remains intact - and despite narrowly missing out on matching this, Williams went round to Kerber's side of the net to give her a hug.
In an emotional post-match interview, Kerber said the fact she is now world number two and a Grand Slam champion sounds 'really crazy and unbelievable'.
Novak Djokovic believes Sunday night's Australian Open final against Andy Murray has the potential to be a career-defining match for him as he finds himself on the cusp of creating history.
With five Australian Open victories under his belt, the world No.1 needs one more to equal Roy Emerson's record of six which he set almost half a century ago in 1967.Winning the year's first grand slam would also see the Serb draw level with Bjorn Borg and Rod Laver on 11 majors, fittingly on the very court that was named after Laver.
"It's a possibility for me to make history, which is of course another great imperative for me for tomorrow's match," Djokovic said.
"These are the kind of matches that you work for. These are the kind of occasions that define you as a tennis player. I'll try to do my best obviously and get my hands on that trophy again.
"Fighting for a grand slam trophy is a pinnacle of our sport. This is exactly where you want to be.
"I'm going to have to face one of the biggest rivals, but that's what it takes.
"If you want to win grand slam titles and be the best in the world, you have to win against best players in the world. (I'm) going to be ready for that."
Three of Djokovic's victorious Australian Open finals have been against Murray who is yet to taste the ultimate success at Melbourne Park.
But the 10-time major champion will lean on personal experience to avoid any chance of underestimating how hungry the Scot will be to end that run of outs.
"(I've) been in the situation before where I haven't won specific tournaments, like Roland Garros for example, against players like (Rafael) Nadal who were dominating there," Djokovic said.
"So I understand the kind of desire and will to win that is present. But, you know, of course I don't underestimate him. No question about it. I have a tremendous respect and admiration for everything he's achieved in his career. He's one week older than me so we grew up together.
"We have very similar styles of game and very similar trajectory to the professional tennis, so it's nice to see that our rivalry keeps on going and we keep playing for the biggest titles.
"It's a challenge that I'm going to face, I must accept, and hopefully I'll be able to give my best."