Friday, 5th October 2012
In Japan Sports News,
Scot through to Japan Open semis
Tennis powerhouse Andy Murray is through to the semi-finals of the Ratuken Japan Open having defeated Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka today (October 5th).
Winning 80 per cent of his first serve points, the Scot took down his rival with a 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 victory.
Murray took gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games this summer and snagged his first Grand Slam title with the US Open.
He will come up against Canada's Milos Roanic in the next round of the championships.
Despite his storming success so far this year, Murray remained modest in his approach to the next game.
"When you play a guy with a game like [Roanic] has, it's always going to be tricky. I'll try do what I did in New York," he said.
Meanwhile, rival and world number two Novak Djokovic progessed to the semi-finals of the China Open in Beijing, overcoming Serbia's Jurgen Melzer in under an hour.
Posted by Mark Smith