Murray advances into Surbiton Trophy final eight

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Andy Murray
Andy Murray has not performed on the Surbiton Trophy since 2004 when he needed to retire from his first-round match by means of damage
Venue: Surbiton Racket and Health Membership. Dates: 30 Might-5 June
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Britain’s Andy Murray has moved into the Surbiton Trophy quarter-finals.

Prime seed Murray defeated world quantity 230 Gijs Brouwer of the Netherlands 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-3) within the second spherical of the Challenger Tour occasion in London.

That is Murray’s first look on the Surbiton Trophy since 2004.

The 35-year-old opted to skip the present French Open to organize for Wimbledon, which begins on 27 June, and can play fifth seed American Brandon Nakashima within the final eight.

Two-time Wimbledon champion Murray, now ranked 67th on this planet, was 17 when he final performed in Surbiton’s grass-court event.

He won his first-round match in opposition to Jurij Rodionov 6-2 6-1 on Monday, however needed to wait till Thursday to play his second match due to persistent rain in London.

Murray gained the opening set on a tie-break after he had did not take 4 earlier break factors, together with his Dutch opponent additionally lacking one alternative.

The Scot had an opportunity to interrupt Brouwer’s serve within the eleventh sport of the second set, however the failure didn’t show expensive as he gained the tie-break to advance.

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