The 35-year-old Djokovic cruised through the opening two sets, breaking Molcan's serve three times without giving the Slovakian a single opportunity on his own delivery.
Novak Djokovic sees off Monte Carlo Masters champion Stefanos Tsitsipas to claim the last major tournament before French Open, while Iga Swiatek beats Ons Jabeur to retain the women's title.
The 19-year-old Spaniard reached his second Association of Tennis Professionals Masters final in five weeks and claimed his first win over a reigning world number one, overcoming Djokovic in front of a sell-out home crowd at the Caja Magica.
Murray has been beset by injury problems in recent years, especially to his hip, and is now ranked 78th in the world.
Tennis legends Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic label ban on Russian and Belarusian players from this year's Wimbledon over Moscow's assault on Ukraine "unfair," saying they are not responsible for the offensive.
Novak Djokovic can defend his Wimbledon title after organisers say players who are not vaccinated against Covid-19 will be allowed to compete.
The grasscourt Grand Slam is the first tennis tournament to ban individual competitors from the two countries, drawing a sharp reaction from the world number one player.
Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic to take on Italian teenager Lorenzo Musetti in Dubai next week in a tough first round comeback following the drama surrounding his Australian Open deportation.
Following his historic win at the Australian Open, Nadal expressed that he is ready for more.
The tennis superstar's attitude toward the pandemic carries some traces of a mentality that many in the Balkans are trying to defeat.
With the men's world number one Novak Djokovic flying home after being denied entry to defend his title, the tournament remains wide open with Rafael Nadal, Alexander Zverev, Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas all in contention.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has said authorities in Australia "humiliated themselves" and Prime Minister Ana Brnabic called the decision to deport tennis player Novak Djokovic "scandalous."
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