Sunday, 18 August, 2019

Andy Murray films his entry as he makes singles comeback in Cincinnati

Andy Murray of Great Britain trains on center court during the Western & Southern Open at Lindner Family Tennis Center Andy Murray makes his singles comeback on Monday night Credit Getty Images
Shannon Reynolds | 13 August, 2019, 23:42

Richard Gasquet, the two-time champion in the US Open warm-up, had little difficulty beating Murray 6-4, 6-4 by pushing him from side to side.

Murray was beaten 6-4 6-4 in straight sets by Richard Gasquet, seven months after career-saving hip surgery.

"I didn't want to take a wild card today [Monday] because I just didn't know how I was going to feel after a match".

And speed wise I should be fully recovered by 12 months, ' Murray told BBC Sport. "I think there were a lot of things I would like to have done better in the match, but you also have to be somewhat realistic, in terms of what you can expect", Murray said after the match, satisfied with his overall performance.

The twice Wimbledon and Olympic champion, who feared in January that his career could be over, surrendered his service in the opening game and came within a point of a 3-0 deficit before rallying to lead 3-2.

Andy Murray will not take up a wildcard invitation for the US Open Men's singles after losing his first singles match since the Australian Open.

"But I'll probably look at just playing doubles and mixed doubles".

"I felt like I wanted to maybe try and get a couple of matches in before making a decision like that", he said. Murray said he will still play doubles and mixed doubles at the Grand Slam.

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"But the US Open were announcing their wildcards today and I didn't feel I was able to make that decision before today's match".

Top seed Novak Djokovic and number three seed Roger Federer are both placed in the top half.

"The way to get that back is by playing matches". Kyrgios will face eighth-seeded Karen Khachanov.

The other member of the Big Three, Rafael Nadal, withdrew from the Masters event, citing fatigue after he won the Rogers Cup in Montreal on Sunday.

Meanwhile, Johanna Konta was dumped out of the women's draw by Swedish qualifier Rebecca Peterson in a hard-fought encounter.

The three-time Grand Slam victor announced his decision after losing 6-3, 6-3 at the Cincinnati Masters first round to Richard Gasquet.

American Sam Querrey and Japan's Yodhihito Nishioka were also winners, Querrey outlasting France's Pierre-Hughues Herbert 7-6 (2) 7-6 (1) and Nishioka defeated Australian Jordan Thompson 7-5 5-7 6-4.

But 14th seed, Croatian Marin Čilić, fell to a 4-6, 6-7 defeat at the hands of Moldova's Radu Albot.

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