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Murray hails most consistent year after China Open win

2016-10-10 10:40
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Cape Town - Andy Murray has hailed 2016 as the "most consistent year" of his tennis career after he stormed to the China Open title by defeating Grigor Dimitrov in straight sets 6-4 7-6 (7-2).

It was the Scot's fifth title of the year having triumphed at Rome, Queen's, Wimbledon and the Olympics, while it also gave him his 40th title of his career.

Murray didn't drop a set all tournament on his way to victory in Beijing and has praised his own form this year after overcoming a tough match with Dimitrov.

"It's been the most consistent year of my career, getting to the latter stages of most of the events I have played," Murray told Sky Sports.

"It was a great week for me. Today's match was a very high-level match. Grigor fought right to the end and made it extremely tough to finish it in two sets.

"It's been an excellent week and I'm very happy with the way that I have played the last couple of matches. I will look forward to Shanghai now."

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