Tennis: Andy Murray beats Roberto Bautista to win Shanghai Masters

Andy Murray celebrating after winning the Shanghai Masters final against Roberto Bautista on Oct 16, 2016.
Andy Murray celebrating after winning the Shanghai Masters final against Roberto Bautista on Oct 16, 2016.PHOTO: REUTERS

Shanghai (AFP) - World No. 2 Andy Murray beat Spain's Roberto Bautista 7-6 (7-1), 6-1 to win his third Shanghai Masters title and complete back-to-back victories in China on Sunday.

Murray, who also won last week's China Open, dominated the first-set tie-break and broke Bautista three times in the second as he lifted the trophy without dropping a set.