Andy Murray beat Stefanos Tsitsipas to say his first victory over a top-five participant since 2016 and advance to the Boss Open semi-finals in Stuttgart.
The Briton beat the Greek prime seed and world quantity 5 7-6 (7-4) 6-3.
Murray moved fluently on the grass courtroom to say certainly one of his greatest victories by rating since getting back from career-saving hip surgical procedure in 2019.
His final victory over a top-five participant got here in opposition to then-world quantity two Novak Djokovic on the 2016 ATP Finals.
Murray will play both Matron Fucsovics or Nick Kyrgios for a spot in his second ultimate of the 12 months.
Ranked 68th on the earth, Murray has reunited his successful partnership with coach Ivan Lendl and has entered numerous grass-court tournaments to organize for Wimbledon.
In opposition to Tsitsipas, who beat him in a thrilling five-set match on the US Open final 12 months, Murray confirmed his trademark grit, saving a set level within the opener earlier than clinching the tie-break.
The three-time Grand Slam champion then received 4 of the ultimate 5 video games to shut out the match.
Murray reached the ultimate of the Sydney Tennis Traditional firstly of the 12 months however has not received an ATP Tour singles title since 2019.