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Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic for the first time in eight matches

By Matias Grez

Updated 1737 GMT (0137 HKT) August 17, 2015
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Andy Murray broke his eight-match losing streak against Novak Djokovic -- a run stretching back to the 2013 Wimbledon final -- to win the Rogers Cup in Montreal. Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
The three-hour match ended 6-4 4-6 6-3 and earned the Scot his fourth title of the year, while Djokovic remains on an impressive 25 Masters titles. Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
The win moved Murray back up to the world number two position just two weeks before the start of the U.S. Open, the final grand slam of the year. Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Murray dedicated the win to his coach Amelie Mauresmo, who gave birth to a baby boy Sunday. The Scot is expecting a baby of his own, with longtime partner Kim Sears -- who he married in April. Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Here a pregnant Mauresmo looks on during a practice session for Murray at Wimbledon in July. Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Djokovic complained during his semifinal that he could smell weed in the crowd but he was powerless to stop Murray's smoking hot form. Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images North America/Getty Images