Tennis News: At the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, fellow Brit Andy Murray lost to Cameron Norrie by a score of 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.
The Davis Cup teammates had never met previously on the tour, but they battled it out for the entirety of the match before Murray experienced quad cramps late in the third set.
Murray receives care from the physio at the changeover after getting broken at 4-4 in the final set. In the following game, he put Norrie under a lot of pressure, but the British No. 1 stayed strong to hold on and secure victory.
After the game, Murray’s quad continued to hurt him severely, and he required further care merely to try to leave the floor.
In the following round, Norrie will face American wildcard Ben Shelton, who defeated fifth-seeded Casper Ruud 6-3-6-3.
Later on Wednesday, the British player will return to the court to play in a doubles encounter with his Australian partner Alex de Minaur. The two fight Andreas Mies and Kevin Krawietz.
“I think there really wasn’t much in it,” Norrie said after to Amazon Prime.