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Murray and Federer to face off in Shanghai final

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Latest update : 2010-10-16

Britain's Andy Murray (pictured) eased past Juan Monaco of Argentina in straight sets on Saturday to reach the final of the Shanghai Masters. He will face familiar foe Roger Federer, who avenged his US Open defeat to Serbia's Novak Djokovic.

AP - Roger Federer defeated Novak Djokovic 7-5, 6-4 Saturday to set up a final match-up with Andy Murray at the Shanghai Masters.

Federer, who will regain his No. 2 ranking with the win, broke Djokovic three times after fighting off four break points on his own serve early in the first set.

Federer fell to No. 3 in the rankings after the Serb beat him in the U.S. Open semifinals. This will be Federer's sixth final of the season.

No. 4-ranked Murray beat Juan Monaco of Argentina 6-4, 6-1 in the day's first semifinal.
 

Date created : 2010-10-16

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