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Andy Murray won the ATP Miami Masters 2013 by defeating David Ferrer

Apr 1, 2013 15:49 IST

British second seed Andy Murray on 31 March 2013 won the ATP Miami Masters by defeating Spanish third seed David Ferrer  by 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/1) in Miami, Florida.

It was Andy Murray’s 26th career tour title, and second of the year after having wining the Brisbane International in a tough two hours and 45 minutes.

David Ferrer collapsed with a cramp two points from the finish and Murray took a stagger earlier in the final set.

Some Facts about Andy Murray

• It was his second Miami title. He had also won the same title in 2009.
• Andy Murray will rise to World No. 2, ahead of Roger Federer, while Ferrer will move past Rafael Nadal to become fourth in the rankings.
• Andy Murray defeated David Ferrer for the seventh time in 12 career meetings. Ferrer's only win over Murray off clay was at the 2011 ATP World Tour Finals.
• The victory was Andy Murray's ninth victory in a Masters 1000 series event.

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