Andy Murray stuns Jannik Sinner in Stockholm

Andy Murray stunned Jannik Sinner to claim his second Top 10 win of the year

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Andy Murray stunned Jannik Sinner to enter Stockholm Open quarterfinals

Andy Murray stunned top seed Jannik Sinner 7-6(4), 6-3 at the Stockholm Open on Wednesday to move into the quarterfinals.

The victory over World No. 10 Sinner was Murray’s second win over a Top 10 player this season. He also defeated No. 10 Hubert Hurkacz in Vienna.

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In a match packed with lengthy all-court rallies and fascinating angles, Murray managed to stave off the only break point he faced to close out Sinner in two hours and 10 minutes.

“It was a very tough match,” said Murray.

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“He hits the ball huge from the back of the court so there were a lot of long rallies and a lot of running. But it’s probably my best win this season. I want to keep it going now.”

Top seed Sinner, who will serve as first alternate for the ATP Finals, was not able to make many inroads into Murray’s serve as he let a break point slip away in the opening set.

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Murray outlasted Sinner in a tie-break after 74 minutes, and held firm in the second to take his spot in the quarter-finals.

Murray’s victory wasn’t the only upset of the day in Stockholm.

Paul upsets Fritz

Tommy Paul also knocked off a seed after defeating his good friend and doubles partner, fifth-seeded Taylor Fritz 6-4, 6-4. Paul will meet Murray in the quarter-finals for the first time.

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Felix Auger-Aliassime closed out Filip Krajinovic in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4.

The World No. 11 is making his debut in Stockholm, and is searching for his first ATP Tour title after reaching his 10th quarter-final of the season.

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