Murray beats Djokovic to lift Rogers Cup

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Murray beats Djokovic to lift Rogers Cup

MONTREAL - Andy Murray beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 on Sunday in the Rogers Cup for his fourth tournament victory of the year and third title in the Canadian event.

The second-seeded Murray also won the tournament in 2009 and 2010.

His win against Djokovoc ended the Scot’s eight-match losing streak since the 2013 Wimbledon final.

Djokovic, the champion in 2007, 2011 and 2012, lost for only the fourth time in 56 matches this year. The Serb failed in his bid to tie the ATP Tour record for consecutive Masters 1000 event titles at five.

Djokovic was playing his ninth straight final, a run that included championship victories over Murray this year in the Australian Open and Key Biscayne, Florida.

AP
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