28 Feb '12, 2pm

Tennis: Murray struggles but wins in Dubai opener

Tennis: Murray struggles but wins in Dubai opener

DUBAI: Three-time Grand Slam finalist Andy Murray was made to struggle by a qualifier on Tuesday before surviving the opening round of the Dubai Open. Murray, playing for the first time since almost halting Novak Djokovic in the semi-finals of last month's Australian Open in Melbourne, trailed 3-4 in the final set to Michael Berrer of Germany before coming through. The third-seeded Scot admitted to being "frustrated" with his up-and down performance after sneaking through 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 against an increasingly ambitious world number 116. Berrer became encouraged after Murray was unable to consolidate breaks of serve at 3-2 in the second set, and at 1-0 and 2-1 in the final set. He became bolder and more aggressive, sometimes hitting fiercely angled drives, and more often charging the net to break up the rhythm of Murray's high quality ground strokes. Murray played a well-co...

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