Before the final match, Murray had an eight-match losing streak against Djokovic.
Murray, seed craft No. a minimum of three and in the one half of the entice along with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, is going to spin the victor associated with a first-round meet between American wild-card Mardy Fish and Viktor Troicki of Serbia.
Murray and the world number one took an hour per set to settle their score in Quebec as Murray completed a Canadian title hat-trick after trophies in 2009 and 2010.
It was an extremely hard year for me.
“It will be a tough match”, Murray said of the Fish match.
The British player began well, breaking Djokovic in the first set but felt the pressure of playing against the world’s best player, who quickly levelled at 4-4.
Djokovic said an elbow injury hampered him in the Rogers Cup, but if that had anything to do with his defeat, it is the kind of problem that he may be able to do little about ahead of the US Open.
“Well, it’s the tournament I never won in my career but as you said I’ve reached the final four times, so it gives me enough reason to believe that I can go that extra step this year”, he said.
“Someone is smoking weed, I can smell it, I’m getting dizzy”, the World No. 1 reported to the chair umpire in an exchange picked up by television broadcast cameras. Some years were also not as great, especially the last two years.
“I’m trying my best”. Most of all the moments when he needed to, he served very, very well.
“It’s important for me to analyse this week and work on areas to improve on before the US Open starts”.
Murray, 28, moved up above Federer to second in the ATP’s latest rankings after beating Djokovic 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in Montreal.
Away from the court, Murray married longtime girlfriend Kim Sears, and the pair announced they’re expecting their first child together.