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ATP roundup: Andy Murray rallies for win in Rotterdam

Field Level Media
02 Mar 2021, 13:40 GMT+10

Qualifier Andy Murray rallied from three games down in the third set to defeat Dutchman Robin Haase 2-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3 on Monday at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The former world No. 1 of England needed nearly 2 1/2 hours to secure his first tour-level victory since the 2020 U.S. Open.

In other action, Japan's Kei Nishikori upset No. 7 seed Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada in straight sets, qualifier Marton Fucsovics of Hungary needed three sets to defeat American Reilly Opelka, and England's Cameron Norrie toppled Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili in straight sets.

Argentina Open

Seeded players ruled the day in Buenos Aires as No. 6 Pablo Andujar and No. 7 Laslo Djere advanced in the Argentina Open.

Spain's Andujar defeated Argentine Juan Ignacio Londero 6-3, 6-0 and Djere of Serbia needed three sets to hold off Italy's Marcus Cecchinato 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-3.

In other action, Brazil's Thiago Monteiro toppled Roberto Carballes Baena of Spain in straight sets and Germany's Dominik Koepfer outlasted Argentinian qualifier Thiago Agustin Tirante 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.

--Field Level Media

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