Roger Federer wins 5th title in Dubai

Updated: March 3, 2012, 3:16 PM ET
Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Roger Federer edged Andy Murray 7-5, 6-4 Saturday to win his fifth Dubai Championships title.

The second-seeded Federer didn't drop a set all week and kept Murray off balance much of the match. The win was Federer's fifth title in seven tournaments and his 72nd overall.

"This is perfect. This is great. Any title is a good one, I'll tell you that," Federer said. "I have a losing record against Murray."

The 16-time Grand Slam champion improved ...

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