Qatar Open: Murray into second round, saving three match points against Sonego, Zverev next

Andy Murray edged out Lorenzo Sonego 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (4) on Monday evening. He’ll face No 4 seed Alexander Zverev in the next round

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Qatar ExxonMobil Open •Third round • completed
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Wildcard Andy Murray edged out Italian Lorenzo Sonego 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (4) to advance to the second round of the Qatar Open at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha on Monday evening.

Murray saved three match points in the third set. The Scot, ranked No 70, will face No 4 seed Alexander Zverev next.

Doha ATP250, other first-round results (Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, hard, USD 1.377.025, most recent results first):

  • Roberto Bautista Agut vs. Marton Fucsovics
  • Abedallah Shelbayh vs. SoonWoo Kwon
  • Damir Dzumhur vs. Jiri Lehecka
  • Nikoloz Basilashvili vs. Alexandre Muller
  • Emil Ruusuvuori vs. Daniel Evans
  • Ilya Ivashka vs. Botic van de Zandschulp
  • Tallon Griekspoor vs. Quentin Halys
  • Alejandro Davidovich Fokina vs. Constant Lestienne
  • Liam Broady (Q) beat Oleksii Krutykh (Q): 6-0, 4-6, 7-6 (2)
  • Christopher O’Connell beat Fernando Verdasco (WC): 6-1, 3-6, 6-0
  • Jason Kubler beat Aslan Karatsev: 7-6 (4), 1-0 ret.

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