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Andy Murray loses in the opening round of the Adelaide International 1

Andy Murray and his 2023 campaign got off to a bad start as he lost to Sebastian Korda.

Andy Murray and his 2023 campaign got off to a bad start when Sebastian Korda of the USA defeated him in the first round of the Adelaide International 1.

In precisely one hour and 56 minutes, Murray lost 6-7[3] 3-6, and Korda went on to the second round to play Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut.

Murray was broken by Korda in the seventh game of the first set. The three-time Grand Slam champion immediately broke back to put the match back on serve, but he largely struggled to hold off the American. Read More: Novak Djokovic receives a warm welcome after winning the singles opener at the Adelaide International 1

A dreadful opening day for Andy Murray

In the 11th game, Murray saved two break points before being soundly defeated in the tie-breaker. Murray, who was frustrated, had only succeeded with 51% of his first serves in the first set.

When Korda broke again in the sixth game of the second set, Murray was given another opportunity to get the break back right away, but he failed to do so, allowing the American to win in straight sets with a love hold. Read More: Emma Raducanu aims to play more tennis and avoid injuries by 2023

Murray wasn’t the only British player to lose in the first round in Adelaide; Kyle Edmund also lost to Italian sixth seed Jannik Sinner, losing 3-6, 2-6. Jack Draper is the only British player still alive in the singles competition and he will play Karen Khachanov on Wednesday.

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Niladri Biswas
Niladri Biswashttp://thesportslite.com
Niladri is a football enthusiast and die-hard fan of Liverpool FC. He is currently living his passion through writing about his favorite sport at The Sportslite. He sees himself as a renowned football journalist in the future.
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