Wimbledon: Carlos Alcaraz, Andy Murray advance to second round

28 June,2022 01:56 PM IST |  Mumbai  |  mid-day online correspondent

After a yo-yoing battle with Struff winning the 1st and 2nd set, Alcaraz gritted it out and fought back to win the last two sets 7(7)-6(3) 6-4

Carlos Alcaraz celebrates after winning against Germany`s Jan-Lennard Struff during their men`s singles tennis match on the first day of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships. Pic/ AFP



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After a yo-yoing battle with Struff winning the 1st and 2nd set, Alcaraz gritted it out and fought back to win the last two sets 7(7)-6(3) 6-4.

The Spaniard*s next test will be against Tallon Griekspoor from the Netherlands.

Meanwhile, former World no.1 Andy Murray had a relatively easier outing against James Duckworth. Although, he dropped the first set 6-4, he went on to win back-to-back sets, beating Duckworth 6-3 6-2 6-4.

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Murray will face John Isner in the second round. It*s a battle Andy will relish considering he holds an 8-0 head-to-head record against Isner.

(With inputs from ANI)

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