Head-to-head: Novak Djokovic vs. Andy Murray

New York: The US Open men`s singles final between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Britain`s makes for an exciting clash at the Flushing Meadows here Monday.

Head-to-head Djokovic, seeded second, leads 8-6 but third seed Murray, an Olympic gold medallist, has the ability to pull off his maiden Grand Slam title and end Britain`s 76-year-old wait for a major title. Fred Perry was the last Englishman to win a Grand Slam at the 1936 US Open.

Following is the head-to-head record for Monday`s men`s singles final at the US Open (year, tournament, surface, round, winner, result):

• 2012 Olympics: Grass, SF, Murray 7-5, 7-5

• 2012 Miami: Hard, F, Djokovic 6-1, 7-6 (7/4)

• 2012 Dubai: Hard, SF, Murray 6-2, 7-5

• 2012 Australian Open: Hard, SF, Djokovic 6-3, 3-6, 6-7 (4/7), 6-1, 7-5

• 2011 Cincinnati: Hard, F, Murray 6-4, 3-0 (retired)

• 2011 Rome: Clay, SF, Djokovic 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (7/2)

• 2011 Australian Open: Hard, F, Djokovic 6-4, 6-2, 6-3

• 2009 Miami: Hard, F, Murray, 6-2, 7-5

• 2008 Cincinnati: Hard, F, Murray 7-6 (7/4), 7-6 (7/5)

• 2008 Toronto: Hard, QF, Murray 6-3, 7-6 (7/3)

• 2008 Monaco: Clay, R16, Djokovic 6-0, 6-4

• 2007 Miami: Hard, SF, Djokovic 6-1, 6-0

• 2007 Indian Wells: Hard, SF, Djokovic 6-2, 6-3

• 2006 Madrid: Hard, R16, Djokovic 1-6, 7-5, 6-3

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