Steve Johnson, who has risen 114 places this year to a career-high No. 46 in the Emirates ATP Rankings, outfought Marcel Granollers on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships.
‘One match at a time,’ was Rafael Nadal’s thinking after his first-round win Tuesday at the China Open in Beijing, but it will hard for his fans not to look further ahead after an impressive performance from the Spaniard on his comeback.
Two days after saving five match points to win the Shenzhen Open crown, Andy Murray overcame a slow start to beat Jerzy Janowicz 6-7(9), 6-4, 6-2 in the first round of the China Open in Beijing on Tuesday.
In his first match back since reaching the US Open semi-finals, World No. 1 Novak Djokovic worked through a slightly rusty start to beat Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-2, 6-1 on Tuesday in the first round of the China Open in Beijing.
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Andy Murray saved five match points as he ended a 15-month title drought with victory at the Shenzhen Open Sunday. In a grueling contest, the Scot fought hard for a 5-7, 7-6(9), 6-1 victory over Tommy Robredo.