Murray beats Isner to reach Shanghai Masters quarterfinals
ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 15, 2015 05:55 PM
Andy Murray of Britain reaches for the ball as he plays against John Isner of the United States during their Shanghai Masters tennis tournament in Shanghai, China, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
SHANGHAI (AP) — Andy Murray saved all seven break points he faced and held on to beat big-serving John Isner 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters on Thursday.
Isner had multiple break chances, including when Murray was serving for the second set and for the match, but failed to convert. The American lost his ninth straight match to a top-10 opponent.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France also advanced to the quarterfinals with a 6-7 (5), 7-5, 6-4 win over Spanish qualifier Albert Ramos-Vinolas, who ousted Roger Federer in the second round.