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Murray leaves seven match factors unused towards fortunate loser

Andy Murray has left seven match factors unused within the opening spherical of the Paris masters match. The winner of the 2016 version misplaced 6-4 5-7 7-6 (9) to the German Dominik Köpfer, who was admitted as a fortunate loser.

Murray missed two match factors on Köpfer’s service with a 5-4 lead within the third set and was one level away from victory 5 occasions within the tiebreak. Köpfer used his first match level at 10-9 within the tiebreak after a miss by Murray together with his forehand.

The match lasted 3 hours and 1 minute. Within the second set, Köpfer already had a 5-3 lead, however he misplaced 5 video games in a row.

The 27-year-old Köpfer, the quantity 58 on this planet, was allowed to interchange the American Jenson Brooksby on the final minute. Murray (34), the worldwide quantity 144, was admitted with a wild card.

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