WATCH: Andy Murray wins incredible point in stunning Australian Open win
Andy Murray produced one of the all-time greatest tennis comebacks as he beat Thanasi Kokkinakis at the Australian Open.
Murray was two sets and a break down to the Australian, who was arguably producing the match of his live with some huge serves and monstrous forehands.
However, Murray was able to somehow battle back from that position to win the match. It lasted nearly six hours, making it the longest match of Murray’s entire career.
It was also the 11th time Murray has come back from two sets down to win a match – which is more than any other player.
Remarkably, the win over Thanasi Kokkinakis all started with one incredible point that Murray had no right to win.
ANDY MURRAY YOU ARE KIDDING! ? That is some of the BEST defense you will EVER see! ?️
— Wide World of Sports (@wwos) January 19, 2023
Asked how he managed to win the match, Murray said: “I don’t know. Unbelievable that I managed to turn that round.
“Thanasi was serving unbelievable. I don’t know how I managed to get through it. Yeah, I have a big heart.
“I’ve always loved competing and always showed my emotions when I’ve played. I’ve been criticised a lot for it over the years but that’s who I am.
“Thanks so much to everyone for staying. It’s ridiculously late. You didn’t need to do that but it really helps me and Thanasi when we have all of you creating an amazing atmosphere.
“I rely on that experience and my love of the game and competing and my respect for this event. That’s why I kept going.”
Andy Murray will now face Roberto Bautista Agut in the third round of the Australian Open on Friday.
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