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Andy Murray - Simone Bolelli
French Open men - 26 May 2011

French Open – Follow the Tennis match between Andy Murray and Simone Bolelli live with Eurosport. The match starts at 10:00 on 26 May 2011. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.
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MURRAY 7-6(4) 6-4 6-5 - BREAK - A hammer blow from Murray as he produces a forehand winner to break Bolelli and leave himself serving for the match after the change of ends

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 6-4 5-5 - There are a few signs of tiredness from Bolelli now as Murray holds to 30 to level up when the Italian hits a forehand long of the baseline

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 6-4 4-5 - BREAK - Great work from Murray as he breaks back immediately, stepping up to the baseline and battering a series of huge ground-strokes, eventually forcing an error from Bolelli. It's back on serve but Murray will still have to serve to stay in this third set after the change of ends

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 6-4 3-5 - BREAK - Consecutive aces from Murray help him set up two game points although Bolelli works his way back into the game to earn himself a break point. Murray saves it with a forehand that the Italian simplt cannot cope with but Bolelli gets a second chance and this time he takes it with a series of tremendous blows culminating in an inside out forehand winner across corut. Bolelli will serve for the third set

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 6-4 3-4 - A great forehand stop volley from Bolelli saves a first break point after the Italian had produced an agressive approach shot, while Murray squanders a second with an off-forehand well wide across court. Bolelli also saves a third break point before going on to hold well with a forehand winner

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 6-4 3-3 - A 207km/h ace out wide from Murray, his seventh of the match so far, is enough to see the Scot level up once again and he is urged himself on, keeping up an almost constant monologue. He clearly wants to break here and get this over and done with

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 6-4 2-3 - A big serve out wide followed by a cross court forehand and then a forehand winner down the line from Bolelli is very good and more than enough to seal another service hold that keeps him just ahead, albeit it on serve, in this third set

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 6-4 2-2 - Bolelli has a tough time with the win as he gifts Murray a love service hold with four straight errors on his ground-strokes

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 6-4 1-2 - Bolelli produces his second ace of the day to complete a love service hold that helps him sneak in front in this third set once again

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 6-4 1-1 - Murray holds to level up early in this second set although he's is muttering away to himself as he goes

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 6-4 0-1 - Murray seems to change his mind last minute and goes for a cross court forehand instead of a lob only to hit wide to waste a first break point. A second break point is also wasted when Murray hits a fairly routine forehand long. And Bolelli goes on to hold with a forehand down the line that the Scot can only return into the net

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 6-4 - SET - Murray serves out the set to 15, when Bolelli hits long. The Scot this time using the wind to his advantage as he hoists a sliced backhand up into the air for it to do the hard work, crarry it over Bolelli and drop down just inside the line

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 5-4 - The wind gets up once again, causing trouble for both players as the loose clay blows about. But Bolelli manages to hold when he forehand gets a bit of a weird bounce and Murray hits long. The Scot will serve for the set after the change of ends

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 5-3 - Murray holds once again to leave himself potentially just one game from a two sets to love lead, the Italian sending a forehand long of the baseline on the first of the Scot's game points

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 4-3 - BREAK - Ouch! Bolelli's first double fault of the match could not have come at a worse time as he slaps it down to concede his serve once again at the first attempt

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 3-3 - Murray does well to hold and level up once again, when Bolelli sends his return into the net, and his yell of "come on" suggests that was an important game for the Scot

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 2-3 - Well played Bolelli. The Italian looked like he was fading out of this clash but he has recovered well and holds once again to sneak out in front. Bolelli works his way into the mid-court for the best point of the game, before rattling an inside-out forehand winner across court

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 2-2 - BREAK - Ouch! After all that hard work at the beginning of the set, Murray just took his foot off the gas and Bolelli breaks back when the Scot again retreats behind the baseline in a defensive manner

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 2-1 - A better game from Bolelli this time around as he holds to keep this set alive with a forehand winner to seal the hold

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 2-0 - Murray holds with a forehand winner across court to consolidate the break. He is beginning to get the measure of Bolelli now as he keeps the Italian pinned back behind the baseline

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MURRAY 7-6(4) 1-0 - BREAK - Murray opens the second set with a break as he looks to build on the momentum he established in that tie-break. Bolelli fails to deal with a decent lob from the Scot, and hits into the net, to hand Murray break points before hitting an off-forehand wide across court to concede his serve

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MURRAY 7-6(4) - SET - Murray earns himself two more set point when Bolelli hits what should have been a fairly routine backhand into the top of the net. And this time he gets it, biding his time in a ground-stroke exchange before riffling a backhand winner down the line

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MURRAY 6-6(4-2) - TIE-BREAK - Murray sneaks ahead with a mini-break just before the change of ends when Bolelli goes for too much with an inside-out cross court forehand and fires just long and wide of the corner

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MURRAY 6-6 - The Scot fails to take advantage of two set points against the Bolelli serve and the Italian goes on to hold with a forehand winner to force the first set tie-break

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MURRAY 6-5 - Murray has to battle through another hold but does so when Bolelli sends a backhand return of serve in to the bottom of the net. And the Italian will have to serve to stay in the set after the change of ends

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MURRAY 5-5 - BREAK - Bolelli capitulates whilst serving for the first set, Murray using his sliced backhand over and over again until eventually the Italian goes for too much and hits out down the line. It's back on serve in this opening set

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MURRAY 4-5 - Another love service game goes the way of Murray as Bolelli steps up to a shorter ball from the Scot only to batter his backhand long of the baseline. But the Italian will get the chance to serve for the set after the change of ends

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MURRAY 3-5 - Murray once again is standing on the baseline, a tactic that is starting to pay dividends now as he fires a backhand winner down the line to earn himself a break back point. But he retreats back behind the baseline for the break point and hits into the net on the defensive and Bolelli goes on to hold when Murray hits long. The Scot will have to serve to stay in this opening set

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MURRAY 3-4 - Much, much better from Murray on serve this time around as he enjoys his first love service game of the day, Bolelli hitting long on the first of the Scot's game points

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MURRAY 2-4 - Bolelli finally stops the run of breaks, holding to consolidate this time around. Murray is clearly trying to be more agressive, albeit sporadically, as he steps up to the baseline once again. But he hits long and the Italian has his hold

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MURRAY 2-3 - BREAK - A third double from the Scot hands Bolelli another break point and the Italian takes full advantage of it, Murray attempting to defend from way behind the baseline. But eventually Bolelli finds a way through and goes a break up once again with a forehand winner

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MURRAY 2-2 - BREAK - Ouch! After all that hard work to break, Bolelli throws in a shocking game to allow Murray to break back. The Scot didn't really have to do anything in that game but get the ball back and Bolelli hit wide and long on almost every point

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MURRAY 1-2 - BREAK - Murray again has to fend off break points, this time three of them. Bolelli wastes the first with a forehand long of the baseline and the second with a forehand wide down the line despite having much of the court to aim at after pushing Murray wide. The Italian also fails to find the court on the third but he quickly gets a fourth chance with a forehand winner down the line (after running round the ball). And a horrible double fault from Murray concedes the game

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MURRAY 1-1 - Bolelli races out to a 40-0 lead before a dipping cross court forehand from Murray causes the Italian to hit into the net. Murray also gets a second point by stepping up to the baseline and hitting a series of shots to length. But in the end the Italian goes on to hold

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MURRAY 1-0 - A slightly sluggish start from Murray, in cool conditions, as Bolelli squanders two chances to break before the Scot can go on to hold when Bolelli sends a forehand sailing long

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Murray and Bolelli have face each other twice before with Murray winning both of those clashes. One was by retirement at the Madrid Masters when it was still played on hard courts and the other was also at the Madrid Masters on clay two years ago when the Scot triumphed 7-6(9) 6-4

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Coming up next on Philippe Chatrier court is fourth seed Andy Murray. And he takes on tricky Italian Simone Bolelli for a place in the third round