Andy Murray on course for his third successive Shanghai Masters had to face stiff resistance not only from the World No. 1 Roger Federer, but also majority of fans present during their match who were cheering for Federer & also the Rain Gods.
But, in spite of all this, Murray produced a great display of some amazing scintillating returns to upset Federer.
1st set ::
It all began with a first game break of Federer's break. Thou, Federer recovered to break Murray's game in the very next game.
Federer again faced break points in the next game but managed to save those.
Clearly, Federer's service which is always one of his biggest weapons was looking completely off today.
In the 5th game, Federer served 3 double faults, a thing which has never been seen before (at least by me).
Federer lost that game & this break was sufficient for Murray to wrap up the set 6-4.
As the first set stats will show you :::;
Clearly, it was those double faults by Federer that costed him the first set.
More to follow.
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