Andy Murray, who took part via wildcard entry, defeated 24th seed Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 to reach the second round.
Andy Murray has now participated in Wimbledon after 2017.
Andy Murray, returning to Wimbledon after four years, won his second round match late on Wednesday night. Murray had to sweat profusely to make it to the third tour match. His match against Germany’s Oscar Otte was stretched to five sets. Murray won the match 6-3,4-6,4-6,6-4,6-2 and made it to the third round.
Murray, who had previously participated via wildcard entry, defeated 24th seed Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3 to reach the second round. Now he will face Denis Shapovalov in the next round. Andy Murray won the first set 6-3. However, the next two rounds were made by the German player. From here, Murray showed a great game with the help of his experience and class and won the last two sets.
Results of some other matches of the day
In another match, Andrey Rublev defeated Lloyd Harris of South Africa in straight sets. Rublev won 1-6,2-6,5-7 in the second round match. Ninth-ranked Diego Schwartzman defeated Liam Brody 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 6-4 for America in a four-set match.
Talking about women, Sloane Stephens of America defeated her own compatriot Christie Ann to make it to the third round. Stephens won the match in straight sets 7-5, 6-3. Similarly, in a match against two other American players, Madison Brengle defeated fourth seed Sofia Kenin 6-2, 6-4. Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic also reached the third round with an easy victory. She defeated Donna Vekic of Croatia 6-2,6-2. Spain’s Garbine Muguruza also made it to the third round with a 6-1,6-4 win over Leslie Kherkhov of the Netherlands.
Bianca Andreescu is out
World number 58 Elije Cornet of France made a big upset defeating seventh ranked player Bianca Andreescu of Canada in the first round of Wimbledon tennis tournament. Cornet defeated Bianca 6-2, 6-1 in a match that lasted one hour and 22 minutes. Meanwhile, 16th seed Russia’s Anastasia Pavliuchenkova beat Romania’s Anna Bogdan 6-2, 6-2 while Czech Republic’s Karolina Muchova defeated China’s Zhang Shuai 6-3, 6-3.
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