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Australian Open, Day 4: Novak Djokovic suffers huge shock, Serena Williams in control

Australian Open, Day 4: Novak Djokovic suffers huge shock, Serena Williams in control

With Istomin inspired, the defending champion sent down 72 unforced errors as he lost 7-6 (10/8), 5-7, 2-6, 7-6 (7/5), 6-4 in the second round.

2017 Australian Open: Serena Williams routs Lucie Safarova to reach third round at  Rod Laver Arena

2017 Australian Open: Serena Williams routs Lucie Safarova to reach third round at Rod Laver Arena

Williams, 35, served up a storm, clubbing 15 aces and 35 winners in the 86-minute contest.

Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams swats all doubts, beats Belinda Bencic to reach second round

Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams swats all doubts, beats Belinda Bencic to reach second round

William is set to play in second round clash against Czech Lucie Safarova.

Australian Open: Sir Andy Murray to be treated like 'royalty' in Melbourne

Australian Open: Sir Andy Murray to be treated like 'royalty' in Melbourne

Murray's stellar 2016 saw him crowned Wimbledon champion, enjoy a successful Olympic title defense.

Australia Open: Angelique Kerber has Serena Williams in sights

Australia Open: Angelique Kerber has Serena Williams in sights

The German left-hander stunned the American powerhouse at Melbourne Park last year, upsetting her in the final and ultimately dethroning her as the top ranked player in the world.

Andy Murray heads to Abu Dhabi to prepare for Australian Open

Andy Murray heads to Abu Dhabi to prepare for Australian Open

Murray has won nine titles in 2016, including Wimbledon and the Olympic gold medal, and thrashed Djokovic in the final of the ATP Tour Finals

Australian Open setback: Petra Kvitova ruled out of Hopman Cup with foot injury

Australian Open setback: Petra Kvitova ruled out of Hopman Cup with foot injury

Kvitova has been replaced by three-time doubles Grand Slam champion and two-time Olympic medallist Lucie Hradecka.

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray to equal Roy Emerson's record of six titles

Australian Open: Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray to equal Roy Emerson's record of six titles

Djokovic took just under three hours to claim his 11th Grand Slam title and join Rod Laver and Bjorn Borg on the all-time list - and inch closer to Roger Federer's record of 17.

Australian Open, Men's Final: Novak Djokovic vs Andy Murray - As it happened...

Australian Open, Men's Final: Novak Djokovic vs Andy Murray - As it happened...

Follow live score and latest updates as we bring you minute-by-minute coverage of the grand finale.

Australian Open, Men's Singles Final: Novak Djokovic vs Andy Murray – Preview

Australian Open, Men's Singles Final: Novak Djokovic vs Andy Murray – Preview

Born a week apart 28 years ago, Djokovic and Murray have contested three previous finals at the Melbourne Park with the Serbian emerging triumphant on each occasion.