Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Murray Beats Federer in Emphatic Fashion

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Murray Beats Federer in Emphatic Fashion

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Byline: Tennis

Andy Murray insists he is still some way off becoming a Grand Slam winner despite his emphatic victory over world No.1 Roger Federer.

The 19-year-old Scot sent his Swiss opponent crashing out of the Cincinnati Masters last night barely 24 hours after beating British rival Tim Henman in the first round.

Murray beat the Wimbledon champion 7-5 6-4 to set up a meeting with Robby Ginepri today and said afterwards: "Obviously I wasn't expecting to win, so when it did happen, I was in a bit of shock.

"I made him feel uncomfortable. I just felt today it was my time to win against him.

"I hadn't served out a match in five, six matches, and then the way I served out today, I didn't feel nervous. I didn't get nervous at all, and just kind of went with it.

"I think now I'll have a bit more belief going into Grand Slams that I can go deep, although I don't think physically I'm good enough to win a Grand Slam just yet.

"It may take a few years. …

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