Gasquet frustrates Murray's return seven months later

Scottish tennis player Andy Murray, double champion in Cincinnati (2008 and 2011) and finalist three years ago, had to be operated in January of the hip.

The Frenchman Richard Gasquet frustrated the return to the competition of the British Andy Murray, who for the first time in seven months was part of the individual table of a tournament to play the 1000 Masters of Cincinnati.

The Scottish tennis player, double champion in this scenario, in 2008 and 2011, and a finalist three years ago, had to be operated in January of the hip and did not play 'singles' since the Australian Open. He competed in doubles with Feliciano López to win the Queens tournament and then in Eastbourne, Wimbledon and Washington.


The owner of four Grand Slam titles entered many other merits, noted the lack of activity. Very distanced from the level that settled him in the elite of the circuit he was surpassed by Richard Gasquet, who won 6-4 and 6-4, in an hour and 38 minutes.


Gasquet took advantage of the current fragility of the Scotsman to add his first win about Murray, with whom he had lost in the previous five. 2 The last one in Roland Garros 2016.

The Frenchman, now ranked 56th in the ATP ranking, will face in the second round with Austrian Dominik Thiem, fourth seeded series. 444444 Day with surprises

In addition, the day passes with the triumph of the American Sam Querrey against the French Pierre-Hugues Herbert, 7-6 (2) and 7-6 (1) , to become the rival of the Serbian Novak Djokovic, first champion and current champion. 444444

Brushed forward his Frenchman Lucas Pouille, who beat the American Denis Kudla 6-3 and 7-6 (6) to meet in the second round against the winner of Fabio Fognin i, tenth favorite, and Canadian Denis Shapovalov.


Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic beat Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-3 and 6-3 and Alexander Zverev, seventh favorite in a second round who will have a Japanese duel, will be measured after Yoshihito Nishioka overcame his commitment to the Australian Jordan Thompson (7-5, 5-7 and 6-4) to cross Kei Nishikori, sixth seeded series Eliminate Croatian Marin Cilic, fourteenth favorite and winner of the tournament three years ago, in the first round. 444444

Albot, thirty-ninth tennis player of the circuit that premiered his record this season at Delray Beach, needed an hour and 56 minutes to carry out the commitment in Two sets: 6-4 and 7-6 (6) .

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