Monday March 11th, 2013

Andy Murray hadn't won a match at the BNP Paribas Open since 2010, having lost in his opening round the last two years to Donald Young and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez. So you can imagine the panic around Stadium Court as Murray fell behind 4-1 to Russian Evgeny Donskoy on Sunday in his first match since losing the Australian Open final.

Especially when Donskoy started hitting return winners like this, which left Oracle CEO and owner of the BNP Paribas Open Larry Ellison in a state of complete shock. Donskoy went on to take the first set before Murray rebounded to win 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 to advance to the third round to play Lu Yen-Hsun.

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