- Scot defeats home hope Kokkinakis 4-6, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (5), 6-3, 7-5
- Murray describes recovery from two sets down as ‘unbelievable’
Andy Murray has described his effort in his incredible recovery from two sets down against Thanasi Kokkinakis at the Australian Open as “unbelievable” after he fought back to defeat the Australian in a match that finished after 4am on Friday morning.
“It was unbelievable that I managed turn that around,” said Murray. “Thanasi was serving unbelievably, hitting his forehand huge and I don’t know how I managed to get through it. I did start playing better as the match went on – and yes, I have a big heart.”
Written by Tumaini Carayol at Melbourne Park
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