Andy Murray bows out of the European Open in second spherical after straight units loss to Diego Schwartzmann with the British star feeling results of his epic first spherical tie lasting three hours and 45 minutes
- Andy Murray is out of European Open after shedding to Diego Schwartzmann
- He misplaced in straight units – 6-4, 7,6 – shedding the massive factors in opposition to the Argentine
- The previous British primary was feeling the results of an epic first spherical tie
- His match in opposition to Frances Tiafoe lasted three hours and 45 minutes this week
Andy Murray ran out of gasoline on the European Open on Thursday night time, taking place in straight units to Diego Schwartzman within the final 16.
The 34-year-old was in all probability feeling the results of his 3hr 45min first-round epic in opposition to Frances Tiafoe.
This match was equally tight however Murray misplaced the massive factors this time, with No 2 seed Schwartzman profitable 6-4, 7-6 within the pair’s first assembly.
Andy Murray has crashed out of the European Open after shedding to Diego Schwartzmann
Murray saved issues tight in opposition to the Argentine (proper) however misplaced on the massive factors within the match
The Brit was lifeless on his toes after profitable the longest best-of-three-set match of 2021 within the first spherical in opposition to Frances Tiafoe
The diminutive Argentine, 29, saluted Murray after the match, saying: ‘After I grew up taking part in tennis, I used to be watching Andy, Roger and Rafa, so I’ve large respect for him as an opponent.
‘I stated to him it was a pleasure to play in opposition to him. We had not performed earlier than and he’s getting back from an harm and each week he’s taking part in higher and shifting higher. I actually loved the match in opposition to him.’
Murray raced right into a 4-1 lead however misplaced 5 video games on the spin to lose the primary set.
He recovered from a break all the way down to drive a tiebreak within the second, however the constant and fleet-footed Schwartzman edged it 8-6.
For Murray, one other respectable alternative to get his rating shifting in the proper route has passed by the wayside. He stays outdoors the highest 150.