French Open: Scarred Andy Murray Seeks Solace on Grass

After a 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 defeat to Rafael Nadal in the French Open semis, Andy Murray still has a lot of positives to take from Roland Garros and feels he can only improve from here on.

updated: June 07, 2014 09:41 IST
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Paris: Andy Murray left the French Open on Friday encouraged by his run into the semi-finals but scarred by the relentless pounding he took from Rafael Nadal in a one-sided last four tie at Roland Garros.

The Wimbledon champion won a 22-point opening point of the match on a sun-splashed centre court, but that was as good as it got as the eight-time champion turned on the power to win 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 in just 100 minutes.

The scoreline was ugly, but worse than that, Murray appeared powerless to put up any kind of resistance to the Nadal steamroller as the Scot endured one of his worst defeats in his Grand Slam career.

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