US Open 2021: Andy Murray a tricky begin for me – Stefanos Tsitsipas

US Open 2021: Andy Murray a tricky begin for me – Stefanos Tsitsipas

Stefanos Tsitsipas and Andy MurrayTsitsipas (left) and Murray have by no means confronted one another in a aggressive matchDates: 30 August-12 September Venue: Flushing Meadows, New YorkProtection: Day by day radio commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Stay Sports activities Additional/BBC Sport web site and app, with chosen stay textual content commentaries and match experiences on the web site and app.

Third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas is aware of former champion Andy Murray “is not going to quit” when the pair meet within the first spherical of the US Open.

The 23-year-old Greek is without doubt one of the favourites at Flushing Meadows with some star names compelled to tug out of the match.

However he isn’t pondering additional than his encounter with 2012 winner Murray, 34.

“I am specializing in what’s subsequent. That is method too deep to look into. Received to remain within the second,” he stated.

“He is nonetheless on,” Tsitsipas added.

“He is somebody that has been placing a whole lot of work in to get again and has been enjoying superb tennis to be standing the place he is at proper now.

“I will go for it, attempt my possibilities towards him. He is somebody that will not quit. I will need to convey some good tennis from my facet.”

Spain’s Rafael Nadal, Swiss celebrity Roger Federer and defending champion Dominic Thiem of Austria are amongst these unable to play in New York by harm – and Murray has fought onerous to not be a part of them.

The Scot has overcome the minor thigh harm that curtailed his Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games singles final month.

Since then he has loved win towards France’s Richard Gasquet earlier than shedding to world quantity 13 Hubert Hurkacz on the Cincinnati Masters. Murray then beat Noah Rubin on the Winston-Salem Open earlier than shedding to American Frances Tiafoe.

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