Match Report: No.1 Andy Murray beats Sam Querrey to advance – Summary, Analysis, Upcoming Match

Andy Murray had a swift victory over American Sam Querrey, beating him in straight sets.

Summary:

 

Set One:

Both Sam and Andy held their serves until 4-4 where both Sam and Andy disputed for the game. Ultimately, it was Andy Murray who came out on top by saving a few game points before hitting a lob-on-the-run that left the crowd in shock. He held serve and closed the game 6-4.

 

Set Two:

Andy Murray came up with a quick break against Sam, bringing him to a 3-1 lead. However, Sam Querrey responded by breaking Andy back. After this, the British player broke him back and held serve until he won the set, 6-2. This brought him to a two set lead which was high pressure for the American Sam Querrey.

 

Set Three:

Murray started off strong, breaking Querrey in the first game of the third set. Querrey didn’t give up however, breaking back in the fourth game to make it 2-2. The players exchanged serves until the penultimate game, in which Murray broke to allow him to serve for the set.

He made no mistake, serving it out for the win.

 

Game, Set, Match:

Murray def. Querrey 6-4, 6-2, 6-4.

 

Analysis:

The man who defeated Djokovic at Wimbledon last year proved no challenge for the Scotsman, who sailed through to the Round of 16 in a straight-set victory.

The number one seed continues to win, and a juicy matchup could be in store for the quarterfinals where he could face either Nishikori or Federer.

 

Upcoming Matchup:

The Scotsman will take on Mischa Zverev in the next round, an unseeded player who Murray should dispatch relatively easily. This will be the fourth matchup between the two, Murray taking the last three.

Should he win, he could possibly play one of Nishikori or Federer in what should be quite an entertaining quartefinal.

 

 

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