Britain’s Andy Murray got his Wimbledon 2022 campaign off to a fine start as he overcame Australia’s James Duckworth late on Monday.
In a typically raucous evening atmosphere on Centre Court, the 35-year-old produced a very solid performance to down Duckworth in fourth sets, 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-4.
Murray followed his Grand Slam-winning compatriot, Emma Raducanu, on Centre Court and also into the second round as he overwhelmed the Australian from the back of the court after the opening set.
Duckworth had got off to a flyer by taking the first set in impressive fashion, but he could not live with Murray from the back of the court at times thereafter.
For Murray, it was a glorious return to the scene of his two Wimbledon triumphs, and after all of his injury troubles, it would have been a first-round victory to savour.
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