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Andy Murray won Rogers Cup Masters tournament

Aug 17, 2015 15:15 IST

Andy MurrayBriton Andy Murray on 16 August 2015 won the Rogers Cup Masters tournament in Montreal, Canada. In the title clash, Murray defeated world number one Novak Djokovic 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. It was Murray's 11th Masters Title.

With this win, Murray was successful in ending an eight match losing streak against Djokovic. This was his first victory against the world number 1 since 2013 Wimbledon final.

Djokovic, who lost for just the fourth time in 2015, had won 12 consecutive Masters Series Finals before this.

Besides, in the Women's section, 18-year old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland lifted her maiden Canadian Open Masters title after world number two Simona Halep retired hurt. The match ended 7-6, 6-7, 3-0. It was Belinda's second career title. She had, in the semi-finals, outplayed world number one Serena Williams.

Earlier, in the Women's Doubles, the French-Slovenian team of Caroline Garcia and Katarina Srebotnik lost the Final against the American-Czech duo of Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova. The Men's Doubles trophy was bagged by America's top seeded Bryan brothers, Bob and Mike.

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