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Alert: Andy Murray edges Nikoloz Basilashvili for first Wimbledon singles win since 2017

Andy Murray struggled to close out his match on Day 1, but eventually got past No 24 seed Nikoloz Basilashvili to earn his first Wimbledon singles victory in four years.

Andy Murray Wimbledon Tennis – Wimbledon – All England LaAndy Murray Wimbledonwn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 28, 2021 Britain’s Andy Murray celebrates during his first round match against Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili

Wimbledon, Day 1: (WC) Andy Murray d. (No 24) Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 6-3

  • What happened? Andy Murray claimed his first singles win at Wimbledon since 2017.
  • Why it matters? The two-time Wimbledon champion improves to 58-10 lifetime at Wimbledon. It was his first Grand Slam appearance since falling to Stan Wawrinka at Roland-Garros last autumn.
  • To follow the matches live, see the men’s and women’s draws, we recommend that you visit the official tournament website.
  • Follow all our Wimbledon news here.

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