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Murray defeats Simon to win Madrid Masters

Fourth-ranked Andy Murray beat Gilles Simon of France 6-4, 7-6 (6) to win the Madrid Masters. The fourth-ranked Murray became the first Briton to win four titles in a season.

sports Updated: Oct 19, 2008 22:27 IST

Fourth-ranked Andy Murray beat Gilles Simon of France 6-4, 7-6 (6) on Sunday to win the Madrid Masters. The fourth-ranked Murray became the first Briton to win four titles in a season.

Murray beat Roger Federer in the semifinals while Simon, who will jump to No. 9 in Monday's rankings, defeated top-ranked Rafael Nadal to reach his fourth final of 2008.