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Top-seeded Andy Murray rallied to beat defending champion Marin Cilic 5-7, 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday to win the Queen's Club tournament for the third time.
It was the 27th career title for the Briton, who also claimed the trophy in 2009 and '11, and his second of the season after winning at Miami in March.
Murray held an early advantage, breaking to lead 2-0 and then fighting off three break points in the next game.
Cilic broke back at 4-2 on his sixth break point of the set and held off two break points to hold for 4-4.
Murray yelled in agony in that eighth game after straining his groin in a stretch but continued without treatment. Murray then saved break point with an ace to hold for 5-4, was broken at 5-5 and was unable to convert two break points as Cilic served out the set.
In the second set, Murray failed to win three break points at 3-2 but broke for the set when Cilic netted a forehand.
Murray dominated the final set, going 3-1 ahead when Cilic made a forehand error ...
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Two-time former champion Andy Murray edged Benjamin Becker 6-4, 7-6 (3) Friday to reach the semifinals at Queen's Club.
The top-seeded Murray served eight aces without a double-fault, and broke twice in each set. He also dropped serve three times in the match, but dominated the tiebreaker by winning the first six points.
Murray will play fourth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in...
(June 13, 2013) Andy Murray had to win twice on Thursday to reach the Queen’s Club quarterfinals defeating Nicolas Mahut 6-3, 7-6 (4) in a rain-delayed match and then beating Marinko Matosevic 6-2, 6-2. “The hardest part is just the waiting around,” Murray said that most difficult part of the day was waiting around. “We [...]
Defending champion Marin Cilic advanced to the third round at Queen's Club with a 6-3, 6-4 win over fellow Croat Ivan Dodig on Wednesday.
The No. 5-seeded Cilic was never under pressure and Dodig failed to earn a break point.
Cilic won the title last year when David Nalbandian was defaulted for violent conduct after he kicked an advertising sign and injured a line judge.
(June 14, 2013) Two-time former Queen’s Club champion Andy Murray pushed past Benjamin Becker 6-4, 7-6 (3) on Friday to reach the semifinals where he’ll face Jo-Wilfred Tsonga. “It will be a big step up and also a really big test for me because he’s been playing some great tennis the last couple of months,” [...]