I happened to watch this tennis final yesterday … and the tie breaker was awesome! Britain’s Andy Murray saved 5 MATCH POINTS against Spaniard Tommy Robredo to win the Valencia Open, and the reaction afterwards was funny.
Why do I love this comeback concept with 5 MATCH POINTS… because that is exactly what me and my partner Tim Nelson were lucky enough to do in Mixed Doubles Open at The Tournament of Champions in Odgen, Utah. Together we saved 5 match points, then took it to a tie breaker and on our first match point… we won.
Click Here for the Tennis Match Point – Video
Filmed by Bein Sports.
Summary by the APT World Tour:
Murray’s fortunes changed in the second set, and after exchanging early breaks of serve, he would fight off a pair of match points from the persistent Spaniard in an eventual tie-break to draw level. Despite failing to convert on championship points in their second straight meeting, Robredo was not willing to back down in the deciding set. A thunderous roar echoed through the Agora Stadium as the hometown hero broke to love for a 4-3 advantage.
With his back against the wall, Murray would break back immediately and force a deciding tie-break after squandering a match point of his own in the 10th game. Robredo would secure a mini-break for 5-4 and had match points at 6-5, 7-6 and 8-7, but Murray rose to the occasion, saving them all and finally sealing the win with a backhand passing shot.
Here is my post from September on the pickleball finals – 5 Match Points…