Washington Open: Andy Murray beats Marius Copil to reach quarter-finals


Andy Murray will play in his first quarter-final since Wimbledon in 2017

Britain’s former world number one Andy Murray broke down in tears after coming from a set down to beat Romanian Marius Copil and reach the last eight of the Washington Open.

The 31-year-old Briton won 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 7-6 (7-4) in a match that finished at 03:02 local time.

Murray will play Alex de Minaur of Australia in the quarter-finals – his first since Wimbledon in 2017.

He is playing only his third tournament since hip surgery in January.

More to follow.

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