Andy Murray is a man on a mission. He needed to win the Shanghai Masters for a chance at Novak Djokovic’s No. 1 ranking by the year-end tournament at London. He’s right on course, with Paris the next big stop to see if he can fulfill his dream.
Meanwhile, Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Angelique Kerber all faltered for what has been a long and grinding time in 2016. Success has its price for even the very best superstars.
STUART FRASER IN SHANGHAI: In his 10th final of the year, British sensation Andy Murray defeated Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6, 6-1 to claim the Shanghai Masters title on Sunday morning.
Andy Murray came into Sunday the two-time defending Shanghai Masters champion, but this year, Novak Djokovic was simply too much to overcome in a truly epic match. Djokovic took the match 5-7, 7-6, 6-3, but he did it the hard way. A...