Andy Murray set up a Quarterfinal duel against Kei Nishikori

andy murray vs kei nishikori

andy murray vs kei nishikori

The world number one Andy Murray reached his seventh French Open quarterfinal and kept his title hopes alive after his outstanding performance against Russian Karen Khachanov.

Murray put another impressive display and finished the game with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 victory in two hours and four minutes to notched his 650th tour-level win in the fourth round of French Open at Roland Garros.

Russian Khachanov was the youngest man to reach the fourth round of the tournament for eight years but Murray used his experience to win.

After the game, the 30-year-old star did not forget to give tributes to the victims of recent terror attacks in Manchester and London.

He also expressed the hope that his sport can be viewed as an epitome of a more peaceful world.

Murray is set to face Kei Nishikori of Japan in the quarterfinal’s last eight.

Fred Perry is the only British man to win the French Open in 1935.

The eight seeded Nishikori beat Fernando Cerdasco with 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, and 6-0 score to face Murray at Roland Garros.

Nishikori lost his mind when he lost the first set after 6-0 down against Fernando but still manage to recover and win the game in four sets and be part of the last eight.

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