A very tired but determined Andy Murray give it his all to win his singles match yesterday to seal Great Britain’s victory against France in the Davis Cup tie at Queen’s Club. British number one Murray who won all his matches over the three days beat Gilles Simon in the four-set match 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-3, 6-0 in an energy zapping three and half hours on court.
Murray was definitely the star of the show winning his singles against the big serving Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on Friday 7-5, 7-6(10), 6-2, beating Tsonga and partner Nicolas Mahut in the doubles on Saturday with older brother Jamie 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5), 6-1 and then yesterday’s epic victory against Simon, who had previously beaten James Ward 6-4, 6-4, 6-1 on the first day of play.
The team are into the last four of the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas for the first time since 1981 and will now face Australia in the semi-final in September at a location in the UK that will be announced at a later date. The Australian team, who booked their place in the semi-finals after beating Kazakhstan recovering from being 2-0 down to come back and win, will feature the likes of Lleyton Hewitt, Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis.
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