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08-16-2010 10:29 BJT

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Tennis now and an excellent final at the Toronto Masters. Great Britain's Andy Murray was looking to become the first man since Andre Agassi in 1995 to win back to back Canadian hardcourt titles but to do so, he would have to get by Roger Federer.

Murray has been in great form at the Toronto Masters, and it continued in the final. Murray went on the attack breaking the Federer to open the match.

The world number four Murray continued to pound away at Federer. Murray took Federer to set point up 6-5 and sealed the first, when Federer returned long.

In the second set, Murray and Federer spent more time battling the conditions than each other with rain interrupting play three times.

With Federer up 2-1 rain halted action for nearly an hour.

After the players were called back onto the court they managed just two points before play was stopped again.

When play resumed it was Murray's back hand volley that saw him break Federer in the 11th game to set up a chance at the victory.

Serving for the title, Murray clinched victory when Federer sailed a return long.

Andy Murray beats Roger Federer 7-5, 7-5 to defend his Toronto Masters title.

The 23-year-old Scot becomes just the fifth player to beat Rafael Nadal and Federer in the same event as he wins again in Canada.

Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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