Murray Sweeps Aside Aussie Kyrgios

first_imgMELBOURNE, Australia — Andy Murray ensured there would be no five-set comeback for local hope Nick Kyrgios on Jan. 27, beating the 19-year-old Australian 6-3 7-6 (5), 6-3 in a quarterfinal match at the Australian Open.Kyrgios came back from two sets down and saved a match point in the fourth round Jan. 25 before beating Italian Andreas Seppi, the player who had eliminated Roger Federer.But on Jan. 27 at Rod Laver Arena, the excitable Kyrgios was undone by the sixth-seeded Murray’s steady all-court game and his own string of unforced errors, silencing the parochial crowd.Murray, who didn’t face his first break point until the seventh game of the final set, will next play Tomas Berdych, who upset Rafael adal in straight sets earlier Jan. 27. TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img