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'Marriage works', says winner Andy

Andy Murray (inset) has declared that "marriage works" after blasting his way to a second clay court title. The Scot has enjoyed a strong run of form since he married his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears in front of family and friends at Dunblane Cathedral last month.

He beat Rafael Nadal in straight sets yesterday to become the Mutua Madrid Open champion, claiming the 6-3 6-2 victory in less than 90 minutes. After the game, the former Wimbledon champion wrote "Marriage Works!" on the lens of a TV camera.