Current Affairs Global - 27 January 2013

1. Serbia-s top seed, Novak Djokovic defeated third seed Andy Murray by 6-7, 7-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the final match to win Men-s Singles title of the Australian Open Tennis tournament at Melbourne today. With this he became the first man to win three successive Australian Open titles in the professional era.


2. World no 1, Victoria Azarenka of Belarus defeated Li Na of China, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the final match to win the Women-s Singles title of the Australian Open Tennis tournament at Melbourne yesterday. She won the title for the second successive time.


3. Bran brothers Bob and Mike Bryan of America defeated Dutch pair of Robin Haase and Igor Sijsling by 6-3, 6-4 to win the Australian Open men-s- doubles championship yesterday. This is their record 13th Grand Slam doubles title.


4. Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy defeated Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua of Australia by 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 to win the Australian Open women-s doubles championship yesterday.