"Incredible atmosphere" - Murray after Tsitsipas win

Andy Murray earned his first Top 5 win since 2016 at the BOSS OPEN Friday, upsetting World No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6(4), 6-3 to reach the semi-finals in Stuttgart.

Murray showed his grass-court pedigree throughout the one-hour, 40-minute encounter, using his backhand slice to keep the ball low, while he moved inside the baseline to effectively close points at the net. Speaking after the match, Murray said:

“It was an amazing atmosphere. Almost full crowd. Beautiful weather today, really nice conditions to play tennis… I thought I did well. He served unbelievably in the first set."

Murray continued:

“I felt like I had very few chances, but when he was creating chances on my serve, I stayed strong. I played a really solid tie-break and in the second set, once I was in the rallies, I felt like I was dictating a lot of the points. It was a good performance.”

With his standout victory over the Greek, Murray levelled their ATP Head2Head series at 1-1 and improved to 113-23 on grass. The Scot, who saved one set point against Tsitsipas in the first set, is aiming to capture his ninth trophy on the surface and will next play Nick Kyrgios.

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