The Djokovic machine continues to grind out wins

Moskvich, the Soviet-era car is set to make a return Image CC/Alexander Migl

HAVING disposed of Rafael Nadal in the semi-finals of the Madrid Open, Andy Murray must have had high hopes of keeping his title in the final against Novak Djokovic but sadly, he just wasn’t up to the challenge and despite the fact that he did win the second set he was beaten by the Serb in the three set final 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 on May 8.

Djokovic has now moved ahead of Nadal having won 29 major tournaments but this is his only his second triumph in Madrid.

In a somewhat strange sequence of events concerning world seeding, Murray who was the runner up in this tournament will drop from second to third place in the rankings when announced on Monday May 9, being replaced by Roger Federer but his bank balance will still have increased by €450,000 even though he lost the match!

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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica. Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene. Share your story with us by emailing [email protected], by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page www.facebook.com/EuroWeeklyNews

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