Andy Murray beats Roger Federer

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Following much speculation and confusion as to who exactly Andy Murray's new coach will be, since recently parting company with Miles Maclagan, things are starting to look up for Britain's numbers one, as he sees off Roger Federer to claim the Rogers Cup in Toronto.

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By winning the title in Canada, the young Scot beat not only world number two Federer but dispatched world number one Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals, leading many people to wonder exactly how far Murray is capable of climbing.

The final was a nerve jangling affair which was hampered by severe rain, leading to play being held up five times.

The Swiss legend held his own and fought back against Murray on numerous occasions, however, Murray remained resolved and finally claimed the match in just over two hours, simultaneously picking up his first title of the 2010 circuit.

This brings Britain's number one to an impress record against the 16-time Grand Slam champion, having won seven of their twelve encounters.

"It's so tough closing out a match against Roger," Murray said afterwards. "It was incredibly difficult conditions for both of us."

All in all, despite Murray taking only two hours, the rain stretched the time on courts to over three and a half, with the Scot reiterating the weathers crucial role in the feel and result of the match.

"The rain did not help but going into the dressing room gave me time to think," Murray added. "It was really tough but I came through in the end.

The Swiss tennis legend said the following about the encounter: "I've had an amazing run this week, which could have ended a lot earlier. I'm happy with how I've been playing. I'm excited about it."

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