Video: Andy Murray has one of the greatest (but worst) mishits of all time

Wednesday September 4th, 2013

Is it really better to be lucky than good? Fortunately for Andy Murray, he's got a little of both. En route to a 6-7 (5), 6-1, 6-4, 6-4 win over Denis Istomin in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Tuesday night, Murray shanked a forehand that sailed high in the air. Luckily for him, the swirling winds on Arthur Ashe Stadium guided the ball back into the court, where it landed in. Murray eventually won the point to break Istomin and served out the win. After the match, Murray tweeted this:

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