Australian Open 2022: Andy Murray vs Basilashvili's MATCH-POINT

Andy Murray qualified for the second round of the 2022 Australian Open thanks to a stunning five-set win against Nikoloz Basilashvili, 6-1 3-6 6-4 6 (4) -7 6-4


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Australian Open 2022: Andy Murray vs Basilashvili's MATCH-POINT

Andy Murray qualified for the second round of the 2022 Australian Open thanks to a stunning five-set win against Nikoloz Basilashvili, 6-1 3-6 6-4 6 (4) -7 6-4. The Scot suffered an opponent in excellent form, but showed, under pressure, a good physical and mental condition.

Moreover, in a bottom half with many supporting actors and few protagonists, there could be big surprises.

Daniil Medvedev gives absolutely no discounts to Henri Laaksonen.

After the opening game lost in service, the Russian becomes a fury and literally dominates the set (6-1), not conceding anything. In the second, the Swiss played openly and only gave up the serve once, in the fifth game: the advantage was enough for the world number 2 to win the partial 6-4.

In the third there is a need for a tie-break, which does not scare and frightens the 25-year-old from Moscow, who is good at not allowing his opponent to prolong the match. Wins also for Roberto Bautista and Jannik Sinner.