On the ATP, 10th Polish Hubert Harkaz overcame Scott Andy Murray, former world No. 1 and current 105th, and advances to the 8th final of the Masters 1000 in Cincinnati, USA, where he will face Spaniard Pablo Carreo Busta.
After a good opening win over Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Focina, Hárcaz needed 1h44 to close the score at 7/6(4) 6/3 against two-time champion Murray of the tournament in 2008 and 2011.
In the balanced first set, the tennis players exchanged breaks between the fifth and sixth games, and the dispute went into a tiebreak, where the most effective pole serve made up the difference. In the second leg, Polish continued to serve better and put pressure on the right time in the eighth game, where he converted the break and made a firm serve for the game.
Finishing the match with 17 aces against 11 for Scott, Hárcz secured himself in the round of 16 of the tournament, where he faced 13th Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta, who defeated 59th German Dominic Koefer 6/. beat in 4 6/2.
“Playing with Murray is something special. I’ve never had a chance to play a match against him. He’s a great competitor. What he’s done for the game is really amazing. He’s a great player and person.” Said, the court is still on, right after the match.
Polish and Spanish never met on the circuit.