Tennis: Djokovic defeats Murray in Paris 

Novak Djokovic completed the career grand slam by winning his first French Open defeating the British number one, Andy Murray in four sets. He is currently holds all four Grand Slam titles and is on course for the calendar Grand Slam.

Once again, It had a been a wonderful Roland Garros with some fabulous tennis being played and a new star being born in the women’s game with 22 year old Garbine Muguruza winning the women’s singles title defeating Serena Williams in straight sets. It was only fitting that the top two seeds should face off for the men’s title with both going for their maiden French Open crown.

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Murray started The first set the quickest and played some wonderful tennis breaking the Djokovic serve twice on his way to winning it 6-3. Then Djokovic got his game together and showed the kind of tennis that got him to the top of the rankings. He quickly won the next two sets 6-1 and 6-2 respectively and Murray looked to be getting tired having spent more hours on the court then Djokovic on route to the final. The fourth set looked a forgone conclusion when Murray was broken twice early on and trailed 5-2. However he was able to show a bit of fighting spirit as he broke back and made it 5-4 making Djokovic serve for the match a second time and claim his maiden French Open title.

 

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