With this loss, Murray, who's expecting his first child, becomes the first player in the post-1968 Open Era to lose 5 finals at the same Grand Slam since Ivan Lendl at the US Open who eventually won it.
'She's going to be watching back home just now. You've been a legend the last two weeks. Thanks for all your support and I'll be on the next flight home. I feel like I've been here before. I'd like to congratulate Novak. Six Australian Opens is an incredible feat and also for what he's done the last year or so. It's been incredible consistency. 'I'd like to thank my team for getting me into this position and helping me prepare for this. It's been a tough few weeks for me away from the court.'