Montreal - Britain's Andy Murray celebrated both the end of a losing streak
to Novak Djokovic and the birth of a child for his coach Amelie Mauresmo on
Sunday at the ATP Montreal Masters.
Murray, an expectant father himself whose own child is due in February, beat
world number one Djokovic 6-4, 4-6, 6-4 to earn his fourth title of the season
after losing his last eight matches to the Serb dating back more than two
The Scotsman, unique among top players in being coached by a woman, said he
has seen a picture of his French mentor's baby.
"I don't know much detail because we just saw a picture of her and the
baby this morning when we got up," said Murray.
"I haven't spoken to her or anything since then. I'd imagine she's
"Probably me and my tennis are the last thing on her mind just now,
which is totally understandable.
"But I am glad she's OK and everything went well."
Murrray said that any decision Mauresmo might take on her coaching future
will remain open through 2015 and possibly beyond.
"It doesn't change anything through the end of this year because we've
had six months since we found out to plan and talk about things," Murray
said of the baby's birth.
"Obviously I employed Jonas (Bjorkman, as assistant coach). He's going
to be with me pretty much every event I play between now and the end of the
"When Amelie is ready to sit down and chat, then we'll see what it is
she wants do, if she wants to continue doing the job, if she wants to stay at
"It's really up to her."