Back-to-back titles for Andy Murray with Shanghai Masters triumph
Andy Murray closed in on world number one Novak Djokovic after winning his sixth title of the year with victory at the Shanghai Masters.
The Scot beat Roberto Bautista Agut, Djokovic's semi-final conqueror, 7-6 (7/1) 6-1 in 96 minutes to extend his winning run to 10 matches after triumphing at the China Open in Beijing a week ago.
Victory in Shanghai, Murray's 41st career title, cut the gap to Djokovic to 915 points.
The first set went with serve until Murray broke his Spanish opponent to take a 4-3 lead but when Bautista Agut broke back and then made it 6-5, Murray took the first set to a... read more
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