French Open

Murray battles into French Open Round 2

2016-05-24 14:48
Andy Murray (Gallo Images),.

Paris - Second seed Andy Murray completed his recovery from a two-set deficit against Czech veteran Radek Stepanek to advance to the French Open second round on Tuesday.

Trailing by two sets to one when play was suspended due to darkness on Monday, Murray returned to close out the fourth set before sealing a 3-6, 3-6, 6-0, 6-3, 7-5 victory over his 37-year-old opponent.

Murray, a three-time Roland Garros semi-finalist, will play 164th-ranked French wildcard Mathias Bourgue for a place in the last 32.

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