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Andy Murray beats Denis Shapovalov to set up Madrid Open meeting with Novak Djokovic

Andy Murray claimed his first victory over a top 20 player this year in a 6-1 3-6 6-2 win over Denis Shapovalov; Murray will next face world No 1 Novak Djokovic, who earlier advanced to the last 16 with a straight sets win over Gael Monfils

Last Updated: 03/05/22 11:48pm

Andy Murray came through a thrilling encounter with Denis Shapovalov

Andy Murray outlasted Denis Shapovalov in a three-set thriller to set up a Madrid Open last-16 meeting with world No 1 Novak Djokovic.

Murray produced a stunning first-set display before Shapovalov fought hard to level the match, but the two-time champion was not to be denied his first victory over a top 20 player this year, ultimately sealing a 6-1 3-6 6-2 win.

The victory sets up a first ATP Tour meeting between Murray and long-time rival Djokovic since 2017, who earlier advanced to the last 16 with a straight sets win over Gael Monfils.

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