Roger Federer: 'Andy Murray deserved to win'

Andy Murray and Roger Federer
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Roger Federer admits that Andy Murray was the better player in their Shanghai Masters semi-final today.

Roger Federer has conceded that Andy Murray was the better player in today's Shanghai Masters semi-final.

Federer went down to the Scot in straight sets, with his serve causing him particular problems.

The world number one described his performance as "average" and believes that the right man progressed.

"Overall Andy was just the better player and he deserved to win at the end really," Federer said.

"You'll pay the price by having an average game like that against a top guy like Andy."

Murray will face Novak Djokovic in tomorrow's final.

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