cincinnati08murray_djokovic

Points won by each set: [ 49-42, 48-45 ]
Points won directly on serve:
22 % Murray – 20 of 88
21 % Djokovic – 21 of 96

Murray’s [9] first Masters 1K title. In both sets he was three points away from defeat, in the 1st set at *4:5 & 5:6; in the 2nd set at 4-ll (in the tie-break). Throughout the match he was a better player. In the 1st set he held six times without troubles, pushing Djokovic [3] to save break points in two games. In the 2nd set the Brit led 5:3 on serve, but squandered four match points, also a 6:5 (30/0) lead. The most important point took place at 4-all in the tie-break as Murray played a backhand cross-court winner after one of the longest rallies of the match. He converted his sixth match point with a backhand winner as well.

Murray’s route to his 6th title:
2 Sam Querrey 7-6(3), 6-1
3 Dmitry Tursunov 6-3, 6-3
Q Carlos Moya 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
S Ivo Karlovic 6-4, 6-4
W Novak Djokovic 7-6(4), 7-6(5)

* Murray saved two break points at 2-6, 0:2 vs Moya to win 5 straight games

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