The British skipper Leon Smith was all praise for his superstar Andy Murray who stepped up to the plate in the immensely vital tie versus France and carried the team to the Davis Cup Round of 4.
Murray’s victory over Giles Simon in the reverse singles yesterday ensured Great Britain got over the line and earned the right to take on Australia for booking a berth in the title round.
It was quite hard to see Murray winning against Simon when he had lost the opening set and then, had got broken in the second set too, but, the Scot put on great fight from there.
Not only did he manage to turn around that second set and win it in tie breaker, he, thereafter, thrashed Simon in the next two sets to finish the game off.
Murray was very tired having already played a singles and a doubles game prior to this Simon meeting and that tiredness was visible in his game.
For the initial one hour or so, he was nowhere near Simon, but, like a true fighter, he pushed himself to the limits when his body was not responding.
And, that’s why, Smith, who is a Scot himself, was so impressed. Read more »