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Murray edges out Troicki to reach quarterfinals at French Open

06-01-2011 12:02 BJT

PARIS, May 31 (Xinhua) -- World No. 4 Andy Murray edged out Serbian Viktor Troicki in the deciding set on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals at the French Open.

Andy Murray of Britain returns the ball during the men's singles 4th round match against
Viktor Troicki of Serbia in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros
stadium, on May 31, 2011. Andy Murray won 3-2 to enter the quarterfinals. (Xinhua/Xu Liang)

Murray injured his right ankle during the third round and showed sign of hesitation while facing the 15th seed Trokcki.

After losing the first two sets on Monday evening, the British top player fought back to level at 4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 before the match was suspended due to bad light.

Viktor Troicki of Serbia reacts during the men's singles 4th round match
against Andy Murray of Britain in the French Open tennis championship at
the Roland Garros stadium, on May 31, 2011. Viktor Troicki lost 2-3.
(Xinhua/Xu Liang)

In the final set on Tuesday, the 24-year-old Murray was broken first but battled back from 5-2 down to wrap it up 7-5, setting up a clash with Argentine Juan Ignacio Chela.


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