Andy Murray needs to find the killer instinct

Murray, US Open trophy in his cabinet and a veteran of six Grand Slam finals already, shed no tears for the loss against Djokovic and gave an assured speech in defeat.

updated: January 28, 2013 09:59 IST
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Melbourne: Andy Murray has the physique, the technique, the demeanour and the belief. Now all he needs is the killer touch.

For more than an hour, the Scot dominated the Australian Open final, leaving world number one Novak Djokovic blinking, agitated and gasping for breath.

Three break points in game two of the second set, and the champion was on the ropes. But Murray's chance came and went, and Djokovic gratefully grasped his reprieve.

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