World number one tennis player, Andy Murray, survived a late scare as he came from behind in his game against Martin Klizan to advance into the third round of the French Open.
Andy Murray was put under pressure by Martin Klizan as he lost in the game’s opening set but picked himself to win the game 6-7 (3-7) 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3).
The win pits Andy Murray against Juan Martin Del Potro who made his entrance into the third round of the French Open after Nicolas Almagro his opponent pulled out of the game after a sustaining an injury to his knee.
The number one seeded player is joined in the third round by Kyle Edmund who is the number two ranked player in British after a 7-5 6-3 6-1 over Renzo Olivo.
Edmund Also Advances Into Third Round
This would be Edmund’s first foray into the French Open third round.
Last year Andy Murray lost to Novak Djokovic in the final and he will be looking to get his French Open title this year although he struggled in the game against the Slovakian, Martin Klizan, who is ranked number 50 in the world ranking.
“I expect the game to be extremely tough. He aimed at getting huge shots in the game and he is capable of hitting a winner from all sides on the court.” Murray said after the game.
A Very Hard Game – Murray
“There were times when I thought I had hit a great shot and he repels it with a more powerful shot even when he is in a defensive position and this made the game extremely tough”.
“I feel I had a great game today. As the game went on, I started to get more points and I was able to press to the end and now I have to look forward to the next round’s opponent”.