Murray beats Djokovic to win Sony Ericsson Open

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ATP World Tour No. 4 Andy Murray won his third ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tennis tournament with a 6-2, 7-5 victory over No. 3 Novak Djokovic to become the first British champion at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami on Sunday.

murray-djokovic-1Victory for Murray cut Djokovic’s head-to-head lead to 4-3, with the Scot now having won their past three encounters – including a straight-sets victory in the final of ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Cincinnati last season.

Murray is the first player this season to win three ATP World Tour titles. He captured the Doha title (d. Federer in SF, Roddick in F) in the first week of the season and won his 10th title in Rotterdam the following month, when he defeated World No. 1 Rafael Nadal.

040509 / Photo and Info @ Sony Ericsson Open

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