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Andy Murray downs Marin Cilic for third Queen's Club crown

June 16, 2013 at 2:11 PM

LONDON, June 16 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Andy Murray earned his third career victory at the Queen's Club Sunday with a defeat of Marin Cilic in the Aegon Championships final.

Murray waited out a 3-hour rain delay before prevailing over the fifth-seeded defending champion 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 en route to his fourth overall grass court crown.

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Murray showed few signs of rust in his win over Croatia's Cilic, which came after the Scotsman had skipped the French Open with a lower back injury. It marked his third victory of 2013.

His previous London titles came in 2009 and 2011.

Cilic, meanwhile, fell to 1-9 against Murray. He won last year's event in a default when finals opponent David Nalbandian angrily smashed an advertising sign with his racket.

The sign flew into a linesman, causing a gash on his leg.

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