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.