Australian Open 2012: Novak Djokovic wins battle of endurance to beat Rafael Nadal in near six-hour epic – Daily Telegraph

The bare facts are that Djokovic won the Australian Open 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7, 7-5 in a match that lasted 5hr 53min. A marathon match for sure, except that this went far beyond that, into Iron Man territory. One could only marvel at the players’ endurance and athleticism. Remember that Djokovic had …