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Cincinnati Masters LIVE: Murray vs Wawrinka LIVE

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Cincinnati Masters LIVE: In one of the blockbuster opening rounds of the Cincinnati Masters veterans Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka will be…

Cincinnati Masters LIVE: In one of the blockbuster opening rounds of the Cincinnati Masters veterans Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka will be facing each other on Monday. Both the players are at the fag end of their careers and are struggling for form at the moment. They are however looking for a good run at the Cincinnati Masters to enter the upcoming US Open with confidence. Follow Cincinnati Masters LIVE updates on InsideSport.IN 

Cincinnati Masters LIVE: Andy Murray faces old foe Stan Wawrinka in blockbuster first round contest at Cincinnati Masters – Follow Murray vs Wawrinka LIVE 

Also read – Cincinnati Masters Draws: Daniil Medvedev leads Men’s Singles draw, Rafael Nadal & Carlos Alcaraz placed in same half, Iga Swiatek likely to face Ons Janeur in semifinal 

  • Andy Murray started this year with a first round exit at Melbourne Summer Set but soon made a brilliant comeback by finishing as runner-up in the Sydney International after losing the final to Aslan Karatsev in straight sets.
  • He returned to the Australian Open, exactly three years later after a tearful exit in 2019 due to a career threatening hip injury and bowed out in the second round.
  • He then played in the ATP Rotterdam, Qatar Open, Dubai Tennis Championship, Indian Wells Masters and Miami Open. In all the tournaments, he failed to go past the second round.
  • He decided to skip the clay court season this year but revoked his decision and decided to feature in the Madrid Open. It was his first clay court tournament since the 2020 French Open.
  • He won the first two rounds and set up clash with Novak Djokovic in the third round. He however faced an injury and withdrew from the tournament before playing the match.
  • He then started the grass court season this year with the Surbiton Trophy and bowed out from the tournament in the semifinals.
  • At the Stuttgart Open, he finished as runner-up after losing the final to Matteo Berrettini in three sets.
  • He was ousted from the second round at Wimbledon after losing to  John Isner in four sets. He finished the grass court season with a quarterfinal exit at Hall of Fame Open.
  • He is entering the Cincinnati Masters after first round defeats at Citi Open and Canadian Open.
  • Meanwhile, the experienced Stan Wawrinka missed the entire hard court season this year as he was recovering after undergoing a surgery following a foot injury last year.
  • He took his time to find his footing as he made his comeback at the Marbella Challenger on clay where he faced first round exit, he also bowed out from the first round at Monte Carlo Masters by losing against Alexander Bublik.
  • His first victory this year came at the Italian Open, where he faced third round exit after losing to Novak Djokovic in straight sets.
  • At the French Open, he however was ousted from the first round as he lost 6-2, 3-6, 6-7 3-6 against Corentin Moutet.
  • His grass court season began at the Queen’s Club, where he faced a second round exit by losing to Tommy Paul in straight sets.
  • He then faced humiliating first round defeat at Wimbledon by losing to Jannik Sinner.
  • He enters the Cincinnati Masters on a poor form as he has faced first round defeats at Swedish Open and Canadian Open.

Murray vs Wawrinka Head-to-Head: The upcoming contest will be the 22nd time both the players will be facing each other. Murray leads the head-to-head record 12-9. They last met at 2020 French Open with Wawrinka winning the contest in straight games. Murray is a favourite to win the upcoming contest as Wawrinka is not in a good form currently.

Cincinnati Masters LIVE: Andy Murray faces old foe Stan Wawrinka in blockbuster first round contest at Cincinnati Masters – Follow Murray vs Wawrinka LIVE 

 



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