Following the match Andy Murray congratulated Novak Djokovic and said he was a "very well deserved champion". Murray said: "His record here is obviously incredible. There are very few people who have managed to do what he's done here."
Novak Djokovic has become the first man to win three successive Australian Open titles in the professional era. He beat Andy Murray 3-1, dashing the Scot's dreams of winning his second Grand Slam title.