Paris: Wimbledon champion Andy Murray battled to a four-hour 3-6, 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 12-10 win over Philipp Kohlschreiber yesterday to reach the French Open fourth round.

Andy Murray
Andy Murray reacts during his third round match yesterday. Pic/AFP.

The match had been held over from Saturday evening with the match tied at 7-7 in the fifth set.

The British seventh seed, who next faces Spanish left-hander Fernando Verdasco and was a semi-finalist in 2011, had been level at 7-7 with the German 28th seed when the match was halted on Saturday night.