Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

IN THE PAPERS

'Trump Administration Starts with Big Lie Over Small Thing'

Read more

BUSINESS DAILY

Samsung blames batteries for Galaxy Note 7 explosions

Read more

TALKING EUROPE

EU Transport Commissioner: 'We are preparing legislation on drones'

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

French left-wing primary: 'Two lefts' to face off in round two

Read more

TALKING EUROPE

The problem with posted workers: Free movement or free labour?

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

French education: Reinventing the idea of school

Read more

FRENCH CONNECTIONS

Frogs legs and brains? The French food hard to stomach

Read more

#TECH 24

Station F: Putting Paris on the global tech map

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Davos 2017: 'I believe in the power of entrepreneurs to change the world'

Read more

Murray triumphs over resilient Simon

Latest update : 2008-10-20

Gilles Simon's rollercoaster ride at the Madrid Masters finally caught up with the talented Frenchman as he ran out of steam in the final of the Madrid Masters, losing to a masterful Andy Murray in straight sets, 6-4, 7-6 (8/6).

British fourth seed Andy Murray won the second major title of his career on Sunday with a 6-4, 7-6 (8/6) defeat of France's Gilles Simon in the final of the Madrid Masters.

Murray, who had already qualified for the season wrap-up event in Shanghai, also claimed the fourth title of the season after winning the Cincinnati Masters two months ago.

He is the first player from Britain to win four ATP crowns in a single season.

The victory in 1hr34min denied Simon a chance to improve in the race for the season-ending Masters Cup, where the Frenchman stands provisional ninth with two weeks of regular season play remaining.

Date created : 2008-10-19

COMMENT(S)