Three-time Grand Slam winner Andy Murray cruised into a Significant win on Monday, Maybe Not in the United States Open but a second-tier Challenger Event Contrary to a teenager with Only $150 in career earnings.Dual Olympic champion Murray ($61 million in earnings), shunned the New York spotlights because he chased his first singles win because of hip operation in January.
And the move paid off as he drifted beyond French 17-year-old Imran Sibille 6-0, 6-1 who just squeezed into the attraction instead on his professional debut.
After undergoing hip surgery in January after his first-round departure from the Australian Open, former world number one Murray started easing his way back by playing doubles, beginning with a name at Queen’s in June.
The 32-year-old returned to singles this past month and has been defeated in straight sets by Richard Gasquet at Cincinnati.
Then he dropped to American Tennys Sandgren at the initial round of this Winston-Salem Open.
Monday’s morale-boosting success in Mallorca came in the tennis academy run by Rafael Nadal.
Playing the Challenger Tour for the first time in 14 years that he took only 43 minutes to despatch Sibille, winning five of the seven split points