Former world No. 1 Andy Murray was pleased with the way in which he performed on the US Open. Murray, now ranked at No. 113 on the planet, put up a fantastic efficiency towards world No. 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas however in the long run fell simply wanting claiming an upset win.
Murray, who acquired a wild card into the US Open, misplaced in 5 units to Tsitsipas because the Greek edged out the Briton 2-6 7-6 (7) 3-6 6-3 6-4. “I performed a fantastic match a the US Open. I’m comfortable to see that my degree of tennis remains to be there towards the most effective gamers on the planet,” Murray mentioned, per We Love Tennis.
Murray unloaded on Tsitsipas
Tsitsipas took a seven-minute lengthy rest room break after the fourth set and Murray accused him of unsportsmanlike conduct after the match. “Each single it was both — effectively, earlier than my function effectively.
I feel when he took the medical timeout, it was simply after I had gained the third set. Additionally within the fourth set after I had Love-30, he selected to go — I do not know if he modified his racquet or what he was doing,” Murray mentioned in his press convention.
“However, yeah, it may possibly’t be coincidence that it is occurring at these moments. I do not imagine it was inflicting him any concern in any respect. The match went on for an additional two and a bit hours after that or one thing. He was high-quality, transferring nice I believed.
“Yeah, it is simply disappointing as a result of I believed it influenced the end result of the match. I am not saying I essentially win that match, for positive, nevertheless it had affect on what was occurring after these two breaks.
“I fee him rather a lot. I feel he is an excellent participant. I feel he’s nice for the sport. However I’ve zero time for that stuff all, and I misplaced respect for him.”