Murray is still trying to recapture the consistent elite form he once had, but he beat fifth-placed Tsitsipas 7-6(3), 6-7(2), 4-6, 7-6(3). ), 6-4, in a very close game, Murray outscored his Greek opponent 176-169 in aggregate scoring.
“Obviously I’m very disappointed right now,” he said at a press conference about 25 minutes after the game ended. “I don’t know how many opportunities I have to play here.”
Murray’s gloomy mood was reflected across the pitch on a difficult day for British players and fans on Friday. The 12th seed, currently Britain’s No. 1, beat unseeded Americans Chris Eubanks and Liam Brody on court 1, 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (3). lost in , British No. 2 Denis Shapovalov lost to Canada’s Denis Shapovalov, winning 4-6, 6-2, 7-5, 7-5.
But Murray is different. For two decades, British tennis supporters have been a junior when he became the first British man in 77 years to win Wimbledon, England’s home tournament and tennis’ premier event, under great pressure in 2013. I’ve watched him turn the promise of his career into glory. trip. Three years later, he did the same again, adding to the US Open title and Olympic gold medal he won in 2012. The latter also won on Center Court.