Andy Murray defeats Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to win title in Vienna

Andy Murray defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to win the final of the Erste Bank Open in Vienna.

Andy Murray has won the Erste Bank Open title in Vienna. Picture: AFP/Getty.

The world No 2, who now edges closer to the No 1 spot held by Novak Djokovic, triumphed 6-3, 7-6, clinching the match 8-6 in the second-set tie-break.

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It was Murray’s seventh tournament win of 2016, making this the most successful year of his career so far.