Monday, August 17, 2009

Murray Outlasts Del Potro In Rogers Cup Scorcher

Scotland's Andy Murray defeated Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro to win the Rogers Cup men's final at Uniprix Tennis Stadium in Jarry Park Sunday. Photograph by: Dave Sidaway, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

MONTREAL – Andy Murray believes fitness is the key to his success and he proved it by outlasting Juan Martin del Potro, 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3), 6-1, in the final of the $3-million Rogers Cup Canadian Open tennis championships Sunday.

The temperature at court level at the Uniprix Stadium topped 40 Celsius, but that was no concern for Murray, who prepared for the summer hardcourt season with two weeks of intensive training in steamy Miami.

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More News On The Montreal's Roger's Cup

Murray defeats Del Potro to win Rogers Cup -- CTV
Hot Andy Murray nets Montreal marathon -- Toronto Star
Murray battles to Montreal title -- BBC Sports
Murray turns up the heat -- Globe And Mail
Murray Gains Rogers Cup and a Shot of Confidence -- New York Times
Andy Murray shows resilience to clinch fourth Masters title -- The Guardian
Murray delighted by rankings rise -- BBC Sports
Murray Masters Montreal, US Open momentum builds -- AFP

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